Rings for the Rainbow Family: Religious Opposition to the Introduction of 

Same-Sex Marriage in Sweden

Mariecke van den Berg, VU University Amsterdam, c.a.m.vanden.berg[a]vu.nl

Paper presented at the AAR, San Diego, 24 November 2014, in the Contested Privates panel session 

“Nuptial Symbolics Beyond the Law: the construction of religion and sexuality in debates on the legalization of same-sex marriage”