by Ian Millhiser Posted on June 16, 2014 Updated: June 16, 2014
If another conservative joins the Supreme Court, however, there may be enough votes to overrule Lawrence. That would mean that sex bans like the one in Alabama would come roaring back to life.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on June 14, 2014
While the sentiment in itself isn't surprising, since Martin is gay, it made a political statement in a country where homosexuality is a crime.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on May 10, 2014 Updated: May 11, 2014
To break the next barrier, he'll need to make the team this summer.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on May 9, 2014
Michael Sam asks fans to judge him, but not for who he is attracted to.
by Hayes Brown Posted on May 1, 2014 Updated: May 1, 2014
She was denied the right to have her wife's ashes buried next to her in a veterans cemetery. Now a fellow vet wants to help.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on April 7, 2014
The Court's decision not to hear the Elane Photography case might be a hint that they will decide the Hobby Lobby case more narrowly than the religious right would prefer.
by Judd Legum Posted on March 28, 2014 Updated: March 30, 2014
Just a few months earlier, he had co-hosted a fundraiser for the local organ donation organization.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on March 24, 2014 Updated: March 24, 2014
If Hobby Lobby wins, there should be no doubt what the Christian right's next move will be. The next lawsuit will claim that religious conservatives have a special right to discriminate against gay people.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on March 18, 2014 Updated: March 19, 2014
Republicans said "thanks but no thanks" to the RNC's advice that they start trying to appeal to women, gay people and people of color.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on February 28, 2014
If two pending Supreme Court cases are decided in the plaintiffs' favor, all the nightmare scenarios imagined in the debate over the Arizona bill could become very real.