A year ago June, the United States Supreme Court published its decision in the case of United States v. Windsor, striking down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) that banned the federal government from recognizing marriages between same-sex spouses. Since then, at least nineteen lower courts throughout the states have cited the… Read more →
Rachel Hope Cleves
Rachel Hope Cleves is Associate Professor of History at the University of Victoria. She is the author of Charity and Sylvia: A Same-Sex Marriage in Early America (Oxford University Press, 2014) and The Reign of Terror in America: Visions of Violence from Anti-Jacobinism to Antislavery (Cambridge University Press, 2009). She is currently working on a new project titled “The Not-So Innocents Abroad,” about sex, food, and pleasure among expatriates in Paris and Capri. She blogs about the project at her website.