LGBT

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Obergefell v. Hodges: Marriage, but not Equality

  On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court decided in favor of extending to same-sex couples the right to marry. The case, Obergefell v. Hodges, made national a conception of marriage that had already been enacted in 37 states: that two members of either sex could marry. Though it notably […]

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The Philosophy of Exclusion

The Philosophy of Exclusion

By the end of his talk hosted by the Anscombe society last Friday, Alexander Pruss laid out a vision of sexual ethics and marital norms far more insidious than his unassuming tone suggests.

Not so fast: Today’s decisions aren’t as great as you think

Not so fast: Today’s decisions aren’t as great as you think

by Madhu Ramankutty America’s millennials are thrilled. Twitter and Facebook feeds are filled with tweets of pride: “DOMA DOWN!” and “Overjoyed!” Instagram is overflowing with photos of sepia-colored rainbows and #SCOTUSpolice. Today’s overwhelming reaction to the Supreme Court rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8 is a […]

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Paul E. Singer, one of American Unity PAC's leading supporters

Positive Efforts from American Unity PAC

by Namkyu Oh Rhode Island is on-track to be the country’s 10th state to legalize gay marriage. The legislation passed through the Rhode Island House back in January, and the Senate vote yielded 26 in favor and 12 against [1]. What’s most significant about the most recent vote is that all five […]

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Why Showing Support for Gay Marriage Matters

Why Showing Support for Gay Marriage Matters

by Stephanie Ribet As the Supreme Court has begun hearing arguments about two cases related to same-sex marriage, DOMA and Proposition 8, the ongoing debate about gay marriage has intensified.  This issue seems particularly important to students, which explains why social media sites are dominated by discussions about marriage equality.  […]

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