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    The Supreme Court and the Power of Windsor

    The Supreme Court and the Power of Windsor

    With the Supreme Court’s announcing it will review marriage discrimination laws in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee, we look to the Court to apply United States v. Windsor, its powerful…

    To Be a Fly on the Wall

    To Be a Fly on the Wall

    On Friday, January 9, the United States Supreme Court will discuss whether to review one or more of the five marriage equality cases now before it. We’d love to be…

    Empathy and Kindness

    Empathy and Kindness

    Even when my 89-year-old dad could barely walk and had compromised memory, he would survey his elder community’s dining hall at meal time to see if anyone was sitting alone,…

    The Past Is Never Dead

    The Past Is Never Dead

    Federal Judge Carlton W. Reeves in his eloquent opinion striking down Mississippi’s marriage equality ban noted William Faulkner’s famous observation: “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” Judge…

    Transgender Awareness: All the Days

    Transgender Awareness: All the Days

    We recently observed Transgender Awareness Week (November 14–20), but being trans aware should not just be limited to a single week. We therefore are devoting our column now to the…

    Time for the Supreme Court to Establish Full Constitutional Protection for LGBT People

    Time for the Supreme Court to Establish Full Constitutional Protection for LGBT People

    Last week’s Sixth Circuit federal appellate court decision permitting Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee to continue to discriminate against loving, committed LGBT couples in marriage makes clear that the time…

    What a Difference a Decade Makes: The 10 Year Anniversary of the Marriage Caravan

    What a Difference a Decade Makes: The 10 Year Anniversary of the Marriage Caravan

    Ten years ago this month, Marriage Equality USA leaders decided to channel the seemingly boundless energy of the San Francisco Winter of Love into a nationwide bus tour—the Marriage Equality…

    There’s No Place Like Home

    There’s No Place Like Home

    Like the twister that transported Dorothy’s house to Oz 75 years ago, a tornado of love and equality has swept away numerous states’ bans on marriage for LGBT couples over…

    What a Difference a Quarter Century Makes

    What a Difference a Quarter Century Makes

    With the issue of marriage equality now before the United States Supreme Court, it is important to look at how far the LGBT movement has come over the last quarter…

    Heading Toward the Supremes

    Heading Toward the Supremes

    All eyes will be on Washington later this month, as the United States Supreme Court has announced that on September 29, they will consider whether to hear one or more…