Monday, December 10, 2012
After 40 Years, Gay Clerk Marries Partner | The Destruction of Aleppo | Are Holiday Bonuses a Good Investment for Companies? | Knoxville One of Three American Cities "Fully Recovered" from Great Recession | 'Letter from America': An Archive of Stories Connecting America and Britain
Friday, December 07, 2012
The Supreme Court will hear two cases that challenge federal marriage laws. One of those cases is from New York. Here to shed some light on the case and what’s at stake is Slate senior editor Emily Bazelon.
Wednesday, November 07, 2012
What do these ballot initiatives in Minnesota, Maine, Maryland, and Washington do? And what do they say about the desire of the people, the limits of the law, and the very idea of constitutionality? Evan Wolfson is the president of Freedom to Marry, which is an American coalition committed to extending and preserving same-sex marriage rights. And Kenji Yoshino is a constitutional law professor at New York University.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. Today: The issues at play for gay voters, and the role of gay rights in the election at large. Visit the 30 Issue home page for all the conversations.
Monday, October 22, 2012
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is offering to match donations made by the end of the week to campaigns to legalize same-sex marriage in Maine, Minnesota and Washington.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
President Obama has a wide base of support among African Americans, but a group of conservative black pastors are coming out in opposition to Barack Obama in response to his endorsement of gay marriage. Reverend Delman Coates, the pastor at Mt. Ennon Baptist Church in Maryland, is not one of them.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
While Supreme Court decisions like Brown v. Board of Education can change the course of American history, they can also engender serious political backlash. Is litigation the best way to secure rights for minority groups?
Saturday, September 15, 2012
On This Week in Politics, WNYC political reporters run down some of the top political stories from the week that was, providing insight and analysis on local, state and national political issues that touch the region.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Two New York Republican state senators who supported gay marriage last year are in virtual ties with their GOP opponents in vote counts from Thursday's primaries.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
By Adam Dawson : It's A Free Country blogger
Let me preface this by saying that if the Baltimore Ravens stadium were on fire, and I had just finished drinking a six pack of beer, as a Redskins fan I would do nothing to help put the fire out.
Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Abbie Goldberg, associate professor of psychology at Clark University, senior research fellow at the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute, regular blogger for Psychology Today and the author of Gay Dads: Transitions to Adoptive Fatherhood, looks at the specific issues faced by gay couples when adopting children.
Friday, August 03, 2012
By Karol Markowicz : IAFC Blogger
The Chick-fil-a controversy was awkward for me at first because of the two reasons above: I'm a conservative, yes, but I don't like the food and, oh yeah, I'm fine with gay people marrying.