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+
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This is a graphic memoir exploring the author’s process of getting married.
“Panel by panel, this graphic memoir is wry, intelligent, compelling, and adorable.” (Source: Kirkus Reviews)
“This intimate and urgent exploration of what marriage means perfectly argues how the personal is profoundly political.” (Source: Publishers Weekly)
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