Supremely Confused about Marriage Equality

Supremely Confused about Marriage Equality

Confusion reigned supreme in the nation’s highest court last month as it heard arguments on two same-sex marriage cases. Confronted with the possibility of endorsing the right of men to marry men and women, women, the Justices resembled nothing so much as a...
The Gay Tax

The Gay Tax

As the Supreme Court considers two cases that could lead to unprecedented rulings on the right to marriage equality, I’ve been paying close attention. For me, the national conversation about this civil right hits especially close to home because I’m the...
Distorting Civil Rights History

Distorting Civil Rights History

Many prominent conservative politicians are making outrageous statements targeted at minority citizens this campaign season. They’re saying spurious things, like implying that African Americans prefer food stamps over paychecks, or that black people use...
The Long Road to Marriage Equality

The Long Road to Marriage Equality

Won the battle, Cheers galore; Now we need To win the war. With the legalization of gay marriage in New York, Iowa, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, and the District of Columbia, plus other forms of recognition elsewhere, it’s easy for...