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

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July 17 2014 11:07 AMThis Is How Progressives Should Deal With a Post-Hobby Lobby America
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July 15 2014 2:45 PMOf Course Hobby Lobby Discriminates Against Trans Workers, Too
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July 11 2014 10:45 AMCount On It: When Censorship Is Permitted, Gay Books Will Be Censored
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July 10 2014 1:00 PMReligious Exemption Laws Explained in One Chart 
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July 9 2014 2:14 PMWhy Are Gay Rights Groups Abandoning ENDA?
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July 9 2014 9:59 AMAre Cyberbullying Laws Unconstitutional?
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July 8 2014 12:43 PMAnti-Gay Christians Now Unironically Claim They Face Employment Discrimination
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July 7 2014 12:38 PMConservatives’ Revolting Campaign to Harm the Children of Gay Parents
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July 3 2014 8:30 AMDon’t Blame Yesterday's Colonialism for Today’s Homophobia
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July 1 2014 12:46 PMCanada’s New Anti-Spam Law Is Both Horrifying and Stupid
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June 30 2014 4:10 PMThe Supreme Court Refuses to Review California’s Ban on Ex-Gay “Conversion Therapy”
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June 24 2014 8:32 AMLooney Tunes Cartoons Were More Brutal Than You May Remember
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June 17 2014 4:08 PMOpenly Gay Federal Judges Are Obama’s Most Enduring Gay Rights Achievement
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June 16 2014 4:59 PMThis Gay Candidate’s Campaign Ad Is Surely the Cutest You’ve Ever Seen
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June 16 2014 12:57 PMObama Drafts Executive Order Forbidding LGBT Job Discrimination
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July 16 2014 2:00 PMChristian Colleges to LGBTQ Students: You’re Not Welcome Here 
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July 14 2014 12:24 PMWHO Suggests All Gay Men Take Anti-HIV Drugs. That’s Fantastic News. 
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July 10 2014 2:30 PMAn Openly Gay Candidate Explains His Past Anti-Gay Votes 
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July 10 2014 11:01 AMThe Supreme Court’s Next Gay Marriage Ruling Will Come Sooner Than You Think
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July 9 2014 11:32 AMFox News, Queen of Accidental Self-Satire, Compares Gay Marriage to Dog Marriage
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July 8 2014 4:04 PMVeteran Sues After State Forbids Her From Being Buried Alongside Her Wife
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July 7 2014 3:47 PMWhy Gay Equality Is Winning in America While Women’s Rights Stall: It's All About Sex.
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July 3 2014 2:05 PMGay Couples May Soon Have to Choose Between Getting Married and Not Getting Fired
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July 1 2014 2:26 PMGay? Fired for It? Here’s How You Can Sue Your Employer Today. 
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July 1 2014 10:07 AMCreate Your Own Gay Marriage Ruling!
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June 30 2014 11:47 AMThe Hobby Lobby Ruling Is Surprisingly Good for Gays 
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June 23 2014 8:30 AMThe Case Against Prop 8 Failed at the Supreme Court. Why Are We Still in Denial About That?
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June 17 2014 1:17 PMCanadian Court Asserts the Right to Censor Google Results Around the World
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June 16 2014 4:17 PMIowa’s Reformed HIV Criminalization Law Is Still Pretty Terrible
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June 12 2014 3:24 PMHappy Loving Day! Get Déjà Vu Listening to Opponents of Interracial Marriage Argue at the Supreme Court.

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