New York State has legalized same-sex marriage, and the Brian Lehrer Show is taking a look at this historic legislation from a variety of angles and perspectives. 

The Future of Domestic Partnerships

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Professor of law and Director of the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law at Columbia, Katherine Franke, will discuss what happens to domestic partnerships - both straight and gay - now that gay marriage is legal in New York.

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Your Same-Sex Marriage Proposals

Monday, June 27, 2011

New York State legalized gay marriage on Friday -- are you getting hitched? Call in to propose on-air, or tell us about your proposal over the weekend? Or maybe you're in a gay relationship but aren't rushing into marriage? Give us a call 212.433.WNYC. The phones and comments page are open, tell us your story!

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Obama and Gay Marriage

Friday, June 24, 2011

President Obama held an LGBT fundraiser last night, but stopped short of endorsing gay marriage. Evan Wolfsen, president of Freedom to Marry, discusses the President’s approach to the issue.

LGBT listeners: What do you think? Is this President a strong enough advocate for gay rights and gay marriage? Let us know!

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Gay Marriage and the Church

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

The New York State Legislature is about to vote on legalizing same sex marriage, and the Catholic Church is lobbying hard against it. Several religious groups are opposed to the bill, but the Catholic Church speaks with a loud and organized voice. Todd Salzman, Chair of the Department of Theology at Creighton University, discusses the theological arguments surrounding the gay marriage debate.

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Gay Marriage, Rent Laws, and Other Albany Deadlines

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Governor Cuomo has officially submitted a gay marriage bill, and WNYC Reporter Ailsa Chang is in Albany counting the votes. Casey Seiler, state editor for the Albany Times Union, also checks in to discuss the looming deadline for rent regulations, which expire at midnight tonight.

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