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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Sept. 23 2013 12:27 PMThe National Guard Revives DOMA
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Sept. 18 2013 9:44 AMCan Being Gay Get You Out of Jury Duty?
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Sept. 12 2013 12:28 PM“Marriage Tourism” for gay couples is on its way out.
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Sept. 9 2013 12:48 PMNo, Private Discrimination Against Gays Does Not Count as “Religious Liberty”
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Sept. 4 2013 1:30 PMIs Gay Marriage Legal in New Mexico Now? 
Medical Examiner
Sept. 2 2013 8:30 AMThe Creepiest Crowdfunding EverMy Free Implants solicits donations for plastic surgery. But implants are never really free.
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Aug. 28 2013 2:00 PMSochi Update: Tensions Rise as Putin Bars Protests
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Aug. 26 2013 12:05 PMThe Supreme Court Has Permitted Censorship of Anti-Abortion Protests. Why That’s Bad News for Gay Rights.
Future Tense
Aug. 22 2013 12:55 PMWikipedia Nails Chelsea Manning’s New Gender
The XX Factor
Aug. 14 2013 2:16 PMIn a Slew of New Policies, the Military Has Tacitly Endorsed Same-Sex Marriage
The XX Factor
Aug. 5 2013 2:05 PMYou Can Still Be Arrested for Being Gay in Red-State America
The XX Factor
Aug. 1 2013 3:07 PMThe Sports World to Gay Fans: Stop Being Gay While You’re Watching Sports
Moneybox
July 25 2013 4:15 PMPhilanthropist. Family Man. Sex-Toy Tycoon.Meet Tom Nardone. He rides lawnmowers and sells erotic toys. And he’s a 21st-century American hero.
Brow Beat
July 17 2013 4:16 PMRolling Stone’s Boston Bomber Cover Is Brilliant, Not Crass
The Slatest
July 3 2013 3:17 PMMorsi Ousted in Egypt Military Coup
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Sept. 20 2013 4:23 PMForget the Pope, Catholic Universities Are the Future of the Church
Medical Examiner
Sept. 18 2013 5:04 AMHow Circumcision Broke the InternetA fringe group is drowning out any discussion of facts.
Future Tense
Sept. 11 2013 10:05 AMSearch and Rescue?Society is obsessed with discovering new and rare species. Preserving them? Not so much.
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Sept. 5 2013 2:37 PMA New HIV Vaccine Shows Promise in Trial. Here's Why It Won’t Be a Silver Bullet. 
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Sept. 2 2013 9:00 AMEnd the Tyranny of the Kiss Cam! It’s Heterosexist and Juvenile. 
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Aug. 29 2013 9:34 AMAmerica’s Anti-Gay Blood Donation Ban Is Based on Bad Science and Homophobia—Which is Why Russia’s Adopting It
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Aug. 27 2013 1:34 PMWal-Mart Provides Benefits to Same-Sex Partners, but Not Because It Likes Gay People
Future Tense
Aug. 22 2013 3:21 PMLightning Struck an Employee of the Creationism Museum. Here’s Why That’s Shocking.
The XX Factor
Aug. 20 2013 1:44 PMScalia Says Court Invented the Gay Minority. Women, He’s on to You, Too.
The XX Factor
Aug. 13 2013 12:06 PMRussia and the IOC Agree: Don’t Be Openly Gay at the Olympics
Low Concept
Aug. 2 2013 6:00 PMThe Lost Sexual Harassment CourseTake the online sexual harassment course that San Diego Mayor Bob Filner never had.
Jurisprudence
July 31 2013 3:42 PMSamuel Alito Will Save America’s PrivacyA lower court’s ruling on warrantless cellphone searches is doomed at the Supreme Court—thanks to Justice Alito.
Explainer
July 19 2013 5:29 PMHow Often Do Art Thieves Destroy Their Loot?Basically Never.
The Slatest
July 3 2013 6:28 PMNew York City Pride Marred by Alleged Anti-Gay Hate Crime
The Slatest
July 3 2013 2:57 PMTunisia Catches Protest Fever

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