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Why the Mississippi Marriage Win Is Our Most Important Yet

advocate.com — The recent victory in Mississippi is more than just a win for equality and fairness - it's proof that marriage equality advocates have locked onto the winning arguments that will persuade courts to overturn bans on same-sex marriage. Last week, attorney Roberta Kaplan presented oral arguments before U.S.

Op-ed: What If Stonewall Happened Now?

advocate.com — Last week I had the pleasure of going back to my alma mater, the State University of New York at Oswego. My college adviser, who had a freshman literature class at what my 18-year-old self would have thought to be the ungodly hour of 9:35 a.m., asked me to come talk to the kids before I headed back to warmer climates.
Nov 26, 2014

Here's my column on the 31 cutest baby sloths!! advocate.com/commentary/201… Just kidding, it's about #Ferguson & Stonewall | @TheAdvocateMag

Mississippi Marriage Ban Struck Down

advocate.com — A federal judge today struck down Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage but put his decision on hold for 14 days, meaning gay and lesbian couples can't marry yet and giving the state time to appeal. "Mississippi continues to change in ways its people could not anticipate even 10 years ago," U.S.

Federal Judge Rules for Marriage Equality in Arkansas

advocate.com — A federal judge today ruled to overturn Arkansas's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, the same decision a state-level court made in a separate case. U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker ruled that the 2004 ban violated the U.S.

Hagel's Exit Leaves Unfinished Business For LGBT Military Members, Advocates

advocate.com — Defense secretary Chuck Hagel announced his resignation Monday, leaving a tumultuous legacy with LGBT activists and some key promises on adjusting policies to make the military more LGBT-inclusive. According to the Associated Press, Hagel is stepping down after a difficult time settling into the White House's national security team.
Nov 25, 2014

Hagel's leaving, but there's still plenty of LGBT-related military stuff to deal with, post-DADT. advocate.com/politics/milit… | @TheAdvocateMag