A Review of Bridegroom, The Loving Story, and Bachelorette, 34: Challenging Cultural Expectations of Marriage

A Review of Bridegroom, The Loving Story, and Bachelorette, 34: Challenging Cultural Expectations... Sex Roles (2015) 72:560–565 DOI 10.1007/s11199-015-0476-y MEDIA REVIEW AReviewof Bridegroom, The Loving Story, and Bachelorette, 34: Challenging Cultural Expectations of Marriage Bridegroom. Directed by Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, Mozark Productions and Virgil Films, 2013. 79 min. $19.99 (Virgil Films). http://bridegroommovie.com/ The Loving story. Directed by Nancy Buirski, HBO Documentaries, 2011. 78 min. $2.99 (Amazon Instant Video). http://lovingfilm.com Bachelorette, 34. Directed by Kara Herold, New Day Films, 2009. 30 min. $195 (University Price). https://www.newday.com/film/bachelorette-34 1 1 Emily Keener & Catherine J. Massey Published online: 15 May 2015 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015 In this review, three films are discussed which together highlight Bridegroom (same-sex marriage), The Loving Story (inter- common factors maintaining the status quo and cultural expec- racial marriage), and Bachelorette, 34 (singlism). tations surrounding marriage and romantic relationships in the United States, namely that marriage is between a man and wom- an of the same race and that women should be married (Cruz Film Overviews and Berson 2001; Depaulo and Morris 2006; Herek 2006). Please note that this review was informed by studies based on Bridegroom is an emotional story of two gay men, Tom and U.S. data. These films may benefit viewers in understanding Shane, who were in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

A Review of Bridegroom, The Loving Story, and Bachelorette, 34: Challenging Cultural Expectations of Marriage

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Springer US
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Copyright © 2015 by Springer Science+Business Media New York
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Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
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0360-0025
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1573-2762
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10.1007/s11199-015-0476-y
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Sex Roles (2015) 72:560–565 DOI 10.1007/s11199-015-0476-y MEDIA REVIEW AReviewof Bridegroom, The Loving Story, and Bachelorette, 34: Challenging Cultural Expectations of Marriage Bridegroom. Directed by Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, Mozark Productions and Virgil Films, 2013. 79 min. $19.99 (Virgil Films). http://bridegroommovie.com/ The Loving story. Directed by Nancy Buirski, HBO Documentaries, 2011. 78 min. $2.99 (Amazon Instant Video). http://lovingfilm.com Bachelorette, 34. Directed by Kara Herold, New Day Films, 2009. 30 min. $195 (University Price). https://www.newday.com/film/bachelorette-34 1 1 Emily Keener & Catherine J. Massey Published online: 15 May 2015 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015 In this review, three films are discussed which together highlight Bridegroom (same-sex marriage), The Loving Story (inter- common factors maintaining the status quo and cultural expec- racial marriage), and Bachelorette, 34 (singlism). tations surrounding marriage and romantic relationships in the United States, namely that marriage is between a man and wom- an of the same race and that women should be married (Cruz Film Overviews and Berson 2001; Depaulo and Morris 2006; Herek 2006). Please note that this review was informed by studies based on Bridegroom is an emotional story of two gay men, Tom and U.S. data. These films may benefit viewers in understanding Shane, who were in

Journal

Sex RolesSpringer Journals

Published: May 15, 2015

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