PS: Political Science & Politics


Marriage and the Shifting Priorities of a New Generation of Lesbians and Gays

Patrick J. Egan a1 and Kenneth Sherrill a2
a1 University of California, Berkeley
a2 Hunter College, CUNY

“Be careful what you ask for,” goes the old adage. “You just might get it.” This advice is well-taken by interest groups that successfully press for policy goals at odds with the preferences of the broader population. Victory may be won, but at the expense of awakening widespread opposition and aggravating friend and foe alike.