Mark Joseph Stern
Mark Joseph Stern Mark Joseph Stern

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

Outward
Jan. 17 2017 8:30 AMMississippi Governor: Some Gay People Become Straight, and Lots of Them Bully Christians
Jurisprudence
Jan. 9 2017 6:46 PMDeath to the GerrymanderHow Paul Smith might defeat unconstitutional redistricting once and for all.
The XX Factor
Jan. 6 2017 12:32 PMTom Perriello Wants to Be a Progressive Candidate. Can He Overcome His Anti-Abortion, Pro-Gun Record?
Jurisprudence
Jan. 5 2017 5:48 PMThe George W. Bush Advice Obama Should Have TakenHe needed to do better on presidential pardons.
Outward
Jan. 3 2017 1:03 PMJudge: Doctors Have “Religious Freedom” to Refuse to Treat Trans Patients, Women Who’ve Had Abortions
The Slatest
Dec. 22 2016 1:33 PMFox News, Breitbart Falsely Suggest Jewish Family Is to Blame for Cancellation of Christmas Play
Outward
Dec. 21 2016 3:50 PMAlabama Governor Interviews Disgraced Anti-Gay Judge Roy Moore for Sessions’ Senate Seat
Jurisprudence
Dec. 19 2016 5:42 PMHow Liberals Got the Electoral College WrongThey never should have promoted it as democracy’s savior.
The Slatest
Dec. 16 2016 3:12 PM17 People Arrested for Protesting North Carolina Power Grab as McCrory Begins Signing Bills
Outward
Dec. 16 2016 9:50 AMMississippi’s Attempt to Establish an Anti-LGBTQ Religion Faces Its Next Round in Court
Outward
Dec. 15 2016 11:27 AMNorth Carolina Republicans’ Legislative Coup Is a Terrifying Attack on Democracy
Outward
Dec. 12 2016 1:11 PMTeen Vogue’s Fiery Trump Takedown Shouldn’t Be a Surprise. Teen Vogue Rocks.
The XX Factor
Dec. 9 2016 3:42 PMOhio Legislature Passes Another Anti-Abortion Bill—and a Few Other Horrible Things
The Slatest
Dec. 8 2016 3:14 PMTrump EPA Pick: States Have a Right to Spew Pollution but Not to Legalize Pot
Outward
Dec. 7 2016 12:08 PMBeautiful, Catholic Malta Is the First European Country to Ban Conversion “Therapy”
The Slatest
Jan. 15 2017 1:46 PMGOP Congressman, Overwhelmed by Constituents Concerned About ACA Repeal, Sneaks Out of Event Early
The XX Factor
Jan. 6 2017 4:18 PMTexas Health Official: We Envisioned Fetuses Being Buried in a Mass Grave for $2 Each
Outward
Jan. 6 2017 8:30 AMPlease Note: The Legislator Behind Virginia’s New Anti-Trans Bill Is Completely Nuts
Jurisprudence
Jan. 4 2017 7:14 PMHigh Crimes and MisdemeanorsDonald Trump appears determined to violate the Constitution on Day One of his presidency.
Open Source Holiday
Dec. 24 2016 9:00 AMThis Holiday Season, Celebrate Free Speech by Gazing Upon a Satanic Diorama
Outward
Dec. 22 2016 10:29 AMHB2 Repeal Fails After North Carolina Republicans Add Last-Minute Poison Pill
The XX Factor
Dec. 21 2016 1:33 PMTexas Purports to Cut Planned Parenthood Funding, Which It Cannot Legally Do
Outward
Dec. 19 2016 12:15 PMThe HB2 Battle in North Carolina Is Drawing to a Close. Democrats Surrendered. 
The XX Factor
Dec. 16 2016 12:49 PMAppeals Court: Transgender Girl Must Be Permitted to Use the Girls’ Restroom in School
The Slatest
Dec. 15 2016 6:12 PMPublic Barred From Viewing N.C. Legislative Coup; Reporter Apparently Arrested
Outward
Dec. 13 2016 11:24 AMLoretta Lynch’s Speech Against Hate Crimes Is a Brilliant, Stinging Rebuke to Trumpism
The Slatest
Dec. 9 2016 6:00 PMAlabama May Have Tortured an Inmate to Death
The XX Factor
Dec. 9 2016 1:05 PMThe Craziest Lies in Texas’ Nutty Anti-Abortion Booklet
The XX Factor
Dec. 8 2016 8:15 AMIs Roe v. Wade Really Doomed by Donald Trump?
The XX Factor
Dec. 6 2016 1:41 PMChristie Vetoes Bill That Would’ve Banned Solitary Confinement for Pregnant Women and Children

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