Mark Joseph Stern
Mark Joseph Stern Mark Joseph Stern

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

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May 9 2016 12:51 PMNorth Carolina Sues Federal Government, Asserts Anti-Trans Discrimination Is Legal
The XX Factor
May 6 2016 12:45 PMPro-Life Conservatives Should Rally Around the Abortion Doctor Suing Her Hospital
Jurisprudence
May 4 2016 4:36 PMThe Stingers Get StungOne California judge just sent a seething message to police who illegally target gay men in sting operations.
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May 3 2016 3:34 PMThe South Carolina Anti-Trans School Board Meeting Is Quite Helpful to the Trans Movement 
The Slatest
April 29 2016 12:46 PMA Satanist Explains Why Ted Cruz Is Not, in Fact, Lucifer
The Slatest
April 27 2016 1:35 PMBob McDonnell Attends His Own SCOTUS Arguments, Which Went Very Well for Him
Brow Beat
April 25 2016 2:11 PMIs Beyoncé’s Windshield-Destroying Stroll in Lemonade Based on This ’90s Art Film?
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April 22 2016 1:49 PMObama Calls for Repeal of Mississippi and North Carolina’s Anti-LGBTQ Laws
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April 21 2016 9:45 AMU.K. Updates Travel Advisory to Warn LGBTQ Tourists Visiting North Carolina and Mississippi
The Slatest
April 19 2016 3:15 PMWhy the Push to Let 9/11 Victims and Families Sue Saudi Arabia in America Is So Controversial
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April 19 2016 11:40 AMTennessee Lawmaker Kills Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill, Leaving North Carolina All Alone
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April 15 2016 1:57 PMCounty Caves to Anti-Muslim Pressure, Blocks Mosque. Where Are Religious Liberty Advocates?
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April 13 2016 11:08 AMThe Scientific Debate Over Same-Sex Parenting Is Over
The Slatest
April 11 2016 6:17 PMTexas’ Gay-Bashing, Immigrant-Deporting Attorney General Charged with Fraud—Again
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April 8 2016 4:04 PMHow South Carolina’s Republican Governor Brilliantly Dismissed Anti-Trans Bathroom Laws
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May 6 2016 3:08 PMAnti-Trans Activists Admit It: We Don’t Like Trans People Because of Our Religion
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May 4 2016 6:06 PMJustice Department to North Carolina: Your Anti-LGBTQ Law Violates the Civil Rights Act
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May 4 2016 8:32 AMThe Real Reason the Religious Right Opposes Trans Equality. (It Isn’t Bathroom Predators.)
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May 3 2016 8:30 AMAnti-Trans Americans Will Soon Retreat Into Self-Imposed Exile
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April 27 2016 2:49 PMAlabama City Approves Ordinance Imprisoning Trans People Who Use Public Bathrooms
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April 26 2016 1:31 PMEdie Windsor’s Lawyer Challenges Mississippi’s Anti-LGBTQ Law 
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April 22 2016 5:27 PMCreepy Cruz Ad Slams Trump for Not Sufficiently Disparaging Trans People 
The XX Factor
April 22 2016 1:43 PMFlorida Tries to Defund Planned Parenthood, Quickly Learns That Doing So Is Illegal
Supreme Court Dispatches
April 20 2016 5:50 PMBlood Tests and Bad LawyeringThe Supreme Court finds unity in the face of bumbling attorneys and a tough Fourth Amendment case.
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April 19 2016 2:42 PMIn Landmark Decision, Court Rules That Federal Law Protects Trans Students’ Bathroom Access 
The Slatest
April 18 2016 2:04 PMThe Supreme Court Looks Poised to Block Obama’s Immigration Actions Indefinitely
The XX Factor
April 15 2016 12:10 PMNorth Dakota Loses Abortion Case, Must Pay $245,000 to Abortion Rights Group
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April 12 2016 3:42 PMNorth Carolina Governor Makes Minor, Contradictory Reforms to Anti-LGBTQ Law
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April 9 2016 2:59 PMBruce Springsteen, Longtime Gay Rights Supporter, Cancels North Carolina Show Over Anti–LGBTQ Law
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April 8 2016 12:09 PMThe University of North Carolina’s President Will Enforce State’s Vile New Anti-LGBT Law

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