So What, Exactly, is Marriage?

(by Stephen) We live in a time and place of unprecedented claims of the right to privacy. Typically included in this notion of privacy is the idea that sexual acts are purely private matters, the business of nobody but the … Continue reading →

Reaping the “Benefits”

(by Peggy) On October 13th I attended a debate about same-sex marriage between Maggie Gallagher and Dale Carpenter. For me, the debate simply perpetuated my lack of understanding about what exactly people in same-sex relationships want from legalizing same-sex marriages. … Continue reading →

How I Misunderstood Marriage

(by Stephen) Next November, Minnesotans will vote on an amendment to our state’s most fundamental legal document, the state constitution. The amendment would establish that a marriage can consist only of one man and one woman. Admittedly, marriage in Western … Continue reading →

“Would You Disown Him?”

(by Bill) During a recent Republican debate, New Hampshire father JP Marzullo mentioned that he has a gay son. Mr. Marzullo called on fellow Republicans to consider one question when deciding whether to overturn New Hampshire’s marriage equality law: “If … Continue reading →