Mark Joseph Stern Mark Joseph Stern

Mark Joseph Stern is a writer for Slate. He covers science, the law, and LGBTQ issues.

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May 30 2014 1:02 PMObamacare Is the Most Important Piece of Gay Rights Legislation Ever Passed
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May 29 2014 1:22 PM“We Don’t Serve Fags Here”: Gay Couple Barred From Texas Restaurant
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May 27 2014 4:54 PMWhy We Must Celebrate Stormé DeLarverie
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May 23 2014 9:00 AMGay Marriage Opponents’ New Rallying Cry: We Lost the Battle, but We’ll Win the War!
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May 21 2014 4:18 PMPennsylvania Governor Declines to Defend Marriage Ban
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May 21 2014 10:40 AMSouth Africa’s Solution to the Gay Blood Donation Ban Is Terrible
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May 20 2014 2:44 PMAnti-Gay Activists Publicly Demean Gay People’s Lives—and Demand Total Secrecy for Themselves
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May 19 2014 3:37 PMOregon’s Gay Marriage Ban Struck Down—Can Anyone Step Up to Defend It?
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May 16 2014 9:15 AMInside The Horrifying World of Gay Exorcisms
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May 15 2014 12:23 PMGay Couples in Arkansas Are Flocking to the Altar. Justice Kennedy Should Be Watching.
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May 14 2014 8:12 PMGay Marriage Continues in Arkansas—Kind Of
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May 14 2014 6:15 PMHarry Reid "Can't Vote" for Obama's Controversial Nominee
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May 14 2014 3:12 PMIdaho Judge Refuses to Stay Gay Marriage Ruling; Weddings Begin Friday Morning
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May 14 2014 10:25 AMFederal Judge Slays Idaho’s Gay Marriage Ban, Orders Marriages To Begin on Friday
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May 13 2014 2:18 PMHey, Mike Huckabee, Here’s Why Impeaching a Pro-Gay Judge Isn’t a Great Idea
Jurisprudence
May 30 2014 7:11 AM“There Have Been No Direct Threats, I’m Delighted to Say”Meet the Bush-appointed judge who just brought marriage equality to Pennsylvania.
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May 29 2014 11:13 AMGay Rights Shouldn't Threaten Academic Freedom
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May 27 2014 12:44 PMStop Beating Up on Fox News. It’s Too Terrible to Take Seriously.
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May 22 2014 9:00 AMACT UP Pioneer Peter Staley Talks Condoms, Truvada, and HIV Prevention in 2014
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May 21 2014 3:10 PMCatholic School Sends Invitations Featuring Ellen DeGeneres, Promptly Promises to “Destroy” Them
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May 20 2014 3:53 PMThis Perfect Passage From the Pennsylvania Marriage Equality Decision Is a Must-Read
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May 20 2014 8:30 AMHow Wall Street May Bring Gay Rights to the Republican Party
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May 19 2014 1:50 PMThis Kid’s Reaction to a Married Gay Couple Is Ridiculously Adorable
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May 15 2014 3:39 PMIt’s Perfectly Logical to Oppose Abortion and Support Gay Marriage
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May 15 2014 11:33 AMThe CDC Comes Out Swinging for Truvada, an HIV-Preventing Miracle Drug
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May 14 2014 6:39 PMReports: New York Times Editor Jill Abramson Was Fired Following Pay Complaints
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May 14 2014 3:53 PMI Asked for More Gay Kisses. Now We’re Getting Them.
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May 14 2014 2:53 PMAre Gay Rights in the South a Lost Cause? 
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May 13 2014 6:27 PMDale Hansen Delivers Another Touching and Hilarious Defense of Michael Sam
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May 13 2014 12:43 PMHow Gay Marriage Ruined My FridaysThe judiciary’s vast conspiracy to destroy my weekends.

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