Gay Marriage in UK Law

  • From gay liberation to marriage equality: A political lesson to be learnt
    • No. 17-3, July 2018
    • European Journal of Political Theory
    • 0000
    This article deals with the issue of resignification to advance a hypothesis on the way in which social practices are transformed with recourse to the language of institutions. It first discusses t...
  • The hidden cost of direct democracy: How ballot initiatives affect politicians’ selection and incentives
    • No. 29-3, July 2017
    • Journal of Theoretical Politics
    Citizen initiatives and referendums play an important role in modern democracies, from treaty ratifications in the European Union to gay marriage in California, to the control of foreign workers in...
    ... ... Citizen initiatives and referendums play an important role in modern democracies, from treaty ratifications in the European Union to gay marriage in California, to the control of foreign workers in Switzerland. Departing from the classic opposition between direct and representative democ- racy, ... ...
  • Lee v Ashers Baking Company Ltd and Others: The Inapplicability of Discrimination Law to an Illusory Conflict of Rights
    • No. 83-1, January 2020
    • The Modern Law Review
    Providers of customised goods and services do not directly discriminate against a customer when their refusal to fulfil an order is based on their objection to the message requested by the latter a...
    ... ... opinions contrary to two Northern Ireland Statutory Rules against a bakery which objected to incorporating the message ‘Support Gay Marriage’ into a cake. In this case comment it is argued that the Supreme Court correctly identified the crucial distinction between a message and a person ... ...
  • Discrimination based on political beliefs: A field experiment on the freedom of assembly
    • No. 37-3, July 2022
    • Public Policy and Administration
    ... ... We support this argument with evidence from the applicationof freedom of assembly rights in the context of gay marriage. We confront German cityadministrations with requests about the organization of a political rally and randomizethe underlying political belief and ... ...
  • Habermas on rationality: Means, ends and communication
    • No. 21-2, April 2022
    • European Journal of Political Theory
    • 0000
    ... ... Moreover, means-ends rationality will be present in discourse ethics,as I show with the example of moral discourse about gay marriage. My article thuschallenges decades of what Habermas and critical theorists have written on means-endsand communicative rationality, but I stay ... ...
  • Framing Same-sex Marriage in Canada and the United States: Goodridge, Halpern and The National Boundaries of Political Discourse
    • No. 16-1, March 2007
    • Social & Legal Studies
    The article draws on post-positivist policy analysis and social movement theory to explore the impact of law in shaping the politics of social movement claims and di...
  • Sexual deviance in prison: Queering identity and intimacy in prison research
    • No. 20-5, November 2020
    • Criminology & Criminal Justice
    • 0000
    Recent years have seen increased attention in both research and policy towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender prisoners as a group with distinct needs. This has been driven by wider politic...
    ... ... Just as contemporary campaigns around marriage rights see lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities and individuals as fundamentally the same as the majority, rather than posing a ... ...
  • The march toward marriage equality: Reexamining the diffusion of same-sex marriage among states
    • No. 31-4, October 2016
    • Public Policy and Administration
    The issue of same-sex marriage and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality has received considerable attention from policy scholars. This is unsurprising given the issue is one of the defi...
  • Forced Marriage as a Harm in Domestic and International Law
    • No. 73-1, January 2010
    • The Modern Law Review
    This article reports on our analysis of 120 refugee cases from Australia, Canada, and Britain where an actual or threatened forced marriage was part of the claim for protection. We found that force...
  • Reviews
    • No. 63-1, January 2000
    • The Modern Law Review
    Books reviewed: Petersen (ed), Love and Law in Europe Bamforth, Sexuality, Morals and Justice: A Theory of Lesbian and Gay Rights Law Griffiths, In the Shadow of Marriage: Gender and Justice in an ...
    ... ... January 2000] Reviews ß The Modern Law Review Limited 2000 139 ... Anne M.O. Griffiths , In the Shadow of Marriage: Gender and Justice in an African Community, Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1997, ix + 310 pp, hb 39.95; pb 15.25. This is a study ... ...
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