Gay Marriage

A Delay on Gay Marriage Isn't a Defeat
Equality activists shouldn't worry if the Supreme Court punts the issue
March 27, 2013

Equality activists shouldn't worry if the Supreme Court punts the issue.

Gay Marriage in the South?
Don't count on it anytime soon if the Supreme Court doesn't step in
March 27, 2013

Don't count on it anytime soon if the Supreme Court doesn't step in.

The Laughable Argument Against Gay Marriage
The Supreme Court justices will eventually have to reckon with 'responsible procreation'
March 26, 2013

The Supreme Court justices will eventually have to reckon with 'responsible procreation.'

Junior Goes to Washington
On gay marriage, political kids are calling the shots
March 26, 2013

On gay marriage, political kids are calling the shots.

No, a Sweeping Gay Marriage Ruling Won't Trigger a Backlash
March 26, 2013

Liberals fret that there'd be a backlash if the Supreme Court established a right to same-sex marriage. Here's why they shouldn't worry too much.

Why the GOP Should Embrace Gay Marriage
Not because its gay supporters are embarrassed, but because there are voters to win over
February 21, 2013

Not because its gay supporters are embarrassed, but because there are voters to win over.

Charles Cooper: The Other Superlawyer in the Gay Marriage Case
January 14, 2013

One of the most remarked-upon aspects of the upcoming Supreme Court challenge to California’s gay-marriage ban is the odd couple leading the charge: Ted Olson and David Boies, the conservative and liberal superlawyers who squared off in 2000 in Bush

Why Gay Rights May Be President Obama’s Biggest Legacy
May 11, 2012

When he first campaigned for the White House, Barack Obama vowed to be a fierce advocate for gay rights, but it hasn’t always been clear if he intended to keep his promise. Indeed, we gay folks had gotten used to grousing about the President. We noticed the way he dragged his feet after promising to repeal the ban on military service; we felt betrayed when his Justice Department insisted, as George W. Bush’s had done, that gays have marriage equality already, because we can already marry someone of the opposite sex. To gay Americans, this did not look like the fierce urgency of now.

The Worst Case Yet Against Gay Marriage
May 23, 2009

There is something nice--refreshing even--about a single article that incorporates everything you despise in a certain worldview. What's more, rather than looking for polite or euphemistic words, it is lovely to be able to say that the article is, simply, dreadful.  The story in question was written by someone named Sam Schulman. It is entitled, 'The Worst Thing About Gay Marriage.' Schulman's argument is as follows: When a gay man becomes a professor or a gay woman becomes a police officer, he or she performs the same job as a heterosexual.

The End of Gay Culture
Assimilation and its meaning.
October 24, 2005

For the better part of two decades, I have spent much of every summer in the small resort of Provincetown, at the tip of Cape Cod.

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