Gay Marriage: an Annotated Bibliography

Bumiller, Elisabeth. “Bush Backs Ban in Constitution on Gay Marriages.” New York Times,
February 25, 2004, p.A1. An American journalist and author who is currently a national affairs correspondent for the New York Times.Saying the union of a man and a woman is the most fundamental institution of civilization, President George W. Bush declares his support for an amendment to the Constitution that would ban same sex marriage. The discussion is to against the union of homosexuality, so this source provides a strong appeal to authority in support of anti-gay marriage,  
Campton, Louis. Homosexuality and Civilization. Cambridge, Mass: Belknap Press, 2003.
An early pioneer of Homosexuality studies, attempts the monumental task of chronicling the history of homosexuality in parts of Asia from ancient Greece and Rome, Europe, Arab Spain, imperial China, and pre-Meiji Japan, as well as the reigns of such Western rulers as Jams I of England and Queen Christina of Sweden. However, Crampton’s central focus is the persecution of homosexuals by religious authorities of homoerotic imagery in the art of the period. His book also serves as a rebuke to the post structuralist school of thought, which maintains that modern ideas of homosexual identity can not be transposed to other historical periods. This source provides first- hand accounts of majority historical of homosexuality, and as such may provide a strong appeal to logic in support of gay marriage.
Gerstman, Evan. Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution. Cambridge: Cambridge University
Press, 2008. Gertsman is a chair of the political science department at Loyola Marymount University, and an expert on same-sex marriage and constitutional law has written extensively about gay civil rights and is the author of “The Constitutional Underclass: Gays, Lesbians, and the Failure of Class-Based Equal Protection.” Does the Constitution protect the right to same- sex marriage? Gerstman examines the legal debate and asks whether,...