same-sex marriage


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


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


Same-Sex Marriage Comes to the Supreme Court

On March 26 and 27, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in two cases—one challenging the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the other California’s Proposition …

By Calvin Massey

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North Carolina: A Southerner Mines the Meaning of Progress

A Southerner Mines the Meaning of Progress.

By Marla Frederick

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