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Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 02/26/2014

Possible headlines as Texas ban on same-sex marriage overturned by federal court

For your consideration.

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:26 PM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  marriage, puns, texas

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Awkward Thanksgiving at the Cheney household

Talking turkey.

By Alexandra Petri  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dick Cheney, gay marriage, Liz Cheney, thanksgiving

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 04/05/2013

After Donnelly and Heitkamp join, hipster early supporters of same-sex marriage complain that the right side of history is overcrowded and no fun any more

The right side of history is way too crowded.

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:26 PM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gay marriage

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Justice Ginsburg and skim-milk marriage

This is a good analogy: Skim milk is almost the real thing, but you can tell the difference.

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:31 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gay marriage

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Supreme Court's awkward discussion of middle-age sex

Or, the part where we spent a good few minutes arguing about how fertile everyone was.

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:26 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gay marriage, supreme court

Posted at 07:13 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Things to watch for as Supreme Court tackles gay marriage

Stand on the right side of history. It'll look better in the pictures!

By Alexandra Petri  |  07:13 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gay marriage, supreme court

Posted at 07:59 PM ET, 03/15/2013

Congratulations, Rob Portman, on being human!

Being human takes more effort than you'd like, sometimes.

By Alexandra Petri  |  07:59 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gay marriage, rob portman

Posted at 06:54 PM ET, 12/07/2012

As DOMA, Prop. 8 head to Supreme Court, a note for the justices

Justices, this is in your self-interest.

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:54 PM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gay marriage, supreme court

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 08/11/2011

About that Bert and Ernie marriage petition

Sign it if you like. But it’s a slippery slope...

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:30 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bert & Ernie, marriage

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 07/08/2011

Michele Bachmann’s slavery and pornography problem

The foot-in-mouth Marriage Vow

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:50 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marriage Vow, Michele Bachmann, slavery, pornography

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 06/28/2011

Is smoking the new gay marriage? The new intolerance

Do what you like in the bedroom, but no cigarettes afterward.

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:21 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  smoking, gay marriage, kids these days

Posted at 05:27 AM ET, 05/11/2011

The Shriver-Schwarzenegger separation and political marriage

What does it suggest about the health of the institution?

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:27 AM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  marriage, Shriver, Schwarzenegger

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 12/31/2010

Natalie Portman, Hugh Hefner, and the wait for marriage

You may be waiting for marriage. But is marriage waiting for you? No one seems particularly sanguine about the institution of marriage these days. In general, you can tell something is about to die because people refer to it as...

By Alexandra Petri  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/31/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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