Robert Kirby

Marry Me a Little: A Graphic Memoir -- Robert Kirby, Paperback

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Marriage doesn't define a relationship. Unless you want it to.

In Marry Me a Little, Rob Kirby recounts his experience of marrying his longtime partner, John, just after same-sex marriage was legalized in Minnesota in 2013, and two years before the Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges made same-sex marriage the law of the land. This is a personal story--about Rob's ambivalence (if not antipathy) toward the institution of marriage, his loving relationship with John, and the life that they share together--set against the historical and political backdrop of shifting attitudes toward LGBTQ+ rights and marriage. With humor, candor, and a near-whimsical drawing style, Rob relates how he and John navigated this changing landscape, how they planned and celebrated their wedding, and how the LGBTQ+ community is now facing the very real possibility of setbacks to marriage equality.

Heartwarming, honest, and slyly humorous, Marry Me a Little is a wonderfully illustrated celebration of a romantic partnership between two men and a personal account of a momentous and historic moment in the fight for gay rights.



Author: Rob Kirby
Publisher: Graphic Mundi
Published: 02/21/2023
Pages: 112
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 9.10h x 6.50w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781637790397

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 12/05/2022
Booklist 02/01/2023 pg. 34
Kirkus Reviews 02/01/2023
Library Journal 02/03/2023 pg. 1

Product Tags:

Biography & Memoir, Comics & Graphic Novels, Family & Relationships, Graphic Mundi - Psu Press, Graphic Novels, LGBTQ+, Marriage & Long Term Relationships, Nonfiction, Paperback, Robert Kirby

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