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Why Gay Marriage is Winning

by Richard Kim July 10, 2013

  Copyright © 2013 The Nation, distributed by Agence Global Dressed in an immaculate white shirt and white pants, a straw hat with a hot pink band and the customary rainbow sash, 84-year-old Edie Windsor looked like ...

The Defense Rests

by Molly Eadie June 26, 2013


On Wednesday (June 26), the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in a 5-4 decision that Section 3 of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional. As soon as the ruling was reported, marriage-equality ...

The Marrying Kinds

by Jo Page May 16, 2012


  In his widely-touted and widely-covered commencement address at Liberty University last week, Mitt Romney emphasized that “marriage is a relationship between one man and one woman,” perhaps with the knowledge that when some people hear ...

Big Names, Big News

by The Staff December 30, 2011


Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s victories on gay marriage, a property tax cap and an early budget—as well as his shrewd moves to get income-tax reform passed his way—made him the year’s big winner, politically . Marriage equality finally ...

I Have the Votes

by David King June 29, 2011


On Friday (June 24), at a little past 10 PM, the New York State Legislature passed a bill allowing same-sex marriage in New York state. As the Senate finished its vote, the architect of the ...