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  • Marriage equality cases languish before elected judges

    Marriage equality cases languish before elected judges
    The U.S. Supreme Court will rule this month in Obergefell vs. Hodges, the case that could give same-sex couples across America the freedom to marry. The majority of states already have marriage equality, and the issue has lost salience for some. But the Obergefell decision still matters. In several conservative states, challenges to discriminatory bans have not had as much success.
  • Review: 'The Argonauts' by Maggie Nelson

    Review: 'The Argonauts' by Maggie Nelson
    "The Argonauts" is Maggie Nelson's ninth book, and it's a crowded field, but it may be her best yet. Her faculty page at CalArts — where she is a professor who lists her teaching interests as "poetics; non-fiction" — identifies these nine as...

    Texas legislative panel votes to restrict same-sex marriage

    Texas legislative panel votes to restrict same-sex marriage
    Just a week before the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage, Texas lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill in committee that would bar state or local funds from being used to issue marriage...

    Fundraiser ends for pizzeria that won't cater gay weddings, raises $842K

    Fundraiser ends for pizzeria that won't cater gay weddings, raises $842K
    The fundraiser for owners of an Indiana pizzeria that became the target of widespread animosity after they said they wouldn't cater a same-sex wedding reception has come to an end after collecting more than $842,000.  A GoFundMe page started by a...

    White House backs banning gay conversion therapy for minors

    The Obama administration spoke out Wednesday against using so-called conversion therapy on minors, saying the practice, in which mental health providers try to change a person's sexuality or gender identity, "is neither medically nor ethically...