Mark Joseph Stern
Mark Joseph Stern Mark Joseph Stern

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

The Slatest
May 22 2015 6:00 PMObamacare May Force Some Insurers to Boost Their Premiums an Alarming Amount
The Slatest
May 22 2015 3:52 PMTLC Pulls 19 Kids and Counting After Josh Duggar Admits He Molested Young Girls
Outward
May 22 2015 10:04 AMA High School Teacher Was Forced to Resign for Sharing an Allen Ginsberg Poem. How Absurd.
Outward
May 20 2015 12:24 PMBobby Jindal, Critic of Executive Orders, Issues Executive Order Allowing Anti-Gay Discrimination
Outward
May 19 2015 1:34 PMDid Justice Ginsburg Admit the Supreme Court Is About to Rule for Marriage Equality?
Jurisprudence
May 18 2015 3:45 PMDon’t Answer That!San Francisco takes back a question that could have been disastrous for the mentally ill.
Outward
May 13 2015 2:13 PMAfrican Leader Tells Gay Men: “I Will Slit Your Throat” 
The Slatest
May 7 2015 10:35 AMFederal Appeals Court Rules Key Component of NSA Surveillance Is Illegal
Jurisprudence
May 6 2015 9:30 AMBernie Sanders, Gun NutHe supported the most reprehensible pro-gun legislation in recent memory.
Sports Nut
April 29 2015 8:35 PMTake Me Out to No CrowdA sad, lifeless day at the ballpark in Baltimore.
The Slatest
April 29 2015 11:22 AMIn Stunning Reversal, the Roberts Court Upholds a Vital Campaign Finance Restriction
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April 29 2015 8:48 AMThe Real Hero of Tuesday’s Marriage Equality Arguments Wasn’t a Justice
Supreme Court Dispatches
April 27 2015 7:08 PMA Free Kick InHow does the Constitution protect innocent people who are stuck in jail?
Jurisprudence
April 26 2015 7:34 PMThe Marriage MastermindHow Evan Wolfson transformed American society.
Brow Beat
April 22 2015 11:05 PMThe Americans’ Finale Set Up The Perfect Moral Dilemma For Next Season
Jurisprudence
May 22 2015 5:06 PMCircumcision ArmageddonThis poor kid.
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May 22 2015 2:53 PMOf Course We Should Condemn Josh Duggar. We Should Also Pity Him.
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May 20 2015 3:47 PMGroundbreaking Study on Shifting Attitudes Toward Gays Used Faked Data
Future Tense
May 19 2015 3:12 PMInnocence of Muslims Can Go Back on YouTube. Good.
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May 19 2015 7:59 AMJeb Bush Accidentally Made a Brilliant Argument Against Anti-Gay “Religious Liberty” Laws
Brow Beat
May 14 2015 3:32 PMWhat Masterpieces of Art History Would Look Like Censored by a Local News Station
Jurisprudence
May 8 2015 9:18 AMMe & Ruth & Sonia & AntoninWhat it’s really like to cover the Supreme Court.
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May 6 2015 11:52 AMA Nebraska Woman Just Sued Every Gay Person on the Planet
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May 4 2015 3:20 PMLooks like SCOTUS Really Doesn’t Want to Take on Ex-Gay Conversion Therapy Bans
The Slatest
April 29 2015 3:15 PMBaltimore Orioles Are Doing Just Fine Playing Home Game With Zero Fans
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April 29 2015 10:00 AMWill John Roberts Rule in Favor of Marriage Equality? Here Are His Three Options.
Outward
April 28 2015 11:46 AMMarriage Equality Arguments First Reaction: Ginsburg Strikes, Kennedy Wavers
Jurisprudence
April 27 2015 12:19 PMNot All Must RiseMany of the people who will witness Supreme Court history paid a ton for the privilege.
Outward
April 23 2015 11:07 AM“Would You Attend a Gay Wedding?” Is a Perfect Question for the GOP
Jurisprudence
April 21 2015 5:16 PMThe Ferguson EffectChief Justice Roberts rules against police abuse at the Supreme Court. Maybe he finally gets it.

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