Wedding Album

An Anti-heterosexist Performance Text

Authored by: Lisa M. Tillmann

Handbook of Autoethnography

Print publication date:  April  2013
Online publication date:  May  2016

Print ISBN: 9781598746006
eBook ISBN: 9781315427812
Adobe ISBN: 9781315427805

10.4324/9781315427812.ch24

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Abstract

June the twelfth, 1967, the Supreme Court renders a unanimous decision. Hear ye, say they, we find the state of Virginia guilty. We indict discrimination and segregation in this co-conspiracy and hereby set free our Loving citizens: husband Richard Loving, white, wife Mildred, African- and Native-American. Justices White and Black—no fabrication—join Clark, Fortas, Douglas, Stewart, Brennan, Harlan, and Warren to strike down prohibitions to miscegenation as violations of fourteenth amendment protections. 1 Hear ye.

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