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July 31, 2013 11:15 AM Same-sex Marriage: Did Jewish Senators Lead the Way?

For support for same-sex marriage to gain such momentum in the Senate in a matter of just a few years, there had to be a critical mass of senators who were willing to go there first. And it was the...

By Seth Masket

June 27, 2013 11:41 AM How LGBT Legislators Enhance Gay Rights

Given the SCOTUS decisions yesterday on same-sex marriage, the arena shifts even more to the individual states.  In light of that, I thought this article was worth highlighting: This article focuses on the link between the representation of lesbian, gay,...

By John Sides

June 14, 2013 8:21 AM We Might Finally Get a Law to Protect People from Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation

Here's how fast things are changing on issues affecting sexual orientation and gender identity: there's actually a realistic chance that the Employment Non-Discrimination Act could pass the divided Congress. And it seems very likely that at the very least, Democrats...

By Jonathan Bernstein

May 17, 2013 9:27 AM Remember Civil Unions? The Shifting Middle Way in the Same-sex Marriage Debate

We welcome this guest post from Robert Jones and Daniel Cox of the Public Religion Research Institute.***** May 2013 is only half over, but it has been an eventful month for same-sex marriage legislation: Rhode Island, Delaware, and Minnesota all...

By John Sides

April 10, 2013 10:46 AM Conservatives on Gay Marriage: How Will They Continue to Oppose it?

I’ve been thinking, since he posted it, about Jonathan Chait’s piece several days back regarding the anti-marriage-equality movement’s swan song. Alertly noting the tone of elegy and self-pity in Maggie Gallagher’s latest musings on her political activity, Chait wrote: The...

By Andrew Sabl