Archives: June 2013

Essay

The End of DOMA and the Dismantling of the “Straight State”

Advocates for marriage equality came away from yesterday’s Supreme Court pronouncements on same-sex marriage more jubilant than battered. But there was plenty of hurt to …

By Sarah Barringer Gordon

Essay

Why I Fight Against Same-Sex Marriage

Rich Stearns is a servant, a Wharton grad who leapt from the top of corporate America and landed in a stream, knees bent bracing. Arms …

By Eric Teetsel

Report

Being Gay at a Catholic University

When I was a student at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, in 2005, a group of gay students organized with the aim of …

By Michael O’Loughlin

Profile

Farewell to Bob Edgar—Congressman, Minister, Activist

B ob Edgar was in his element on April 18. He stood behind a podium in Washington, D.C., making the case that the United States’ current …

By Renée K. Gadoua

The States Project

New Hampshire: A Protester Fights to Live Free or Die

A Protester Fights to Live Free or Die.

By Madeline DeSantis

Review

Searching for the New Mind of the South

The New Mind of the SouthBy Tracy ThompsonSimon & Schuster, 2013 W hen the journalist W.J. Cash set out to describe the American South, back …

By Michael Schulson

States of the Union

Writers tell us stories about where they discovered religion and politics in their states.

Louisiana

A French Teacher Lives Among the Cajuns.

By Max Perry Mueller

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