gay-rights

Wonkbook: Is the debate over same-sex marriage all but over?

The Supreme Court lets stand state rulings allowing same-sex marriage.

  • Puneet Kollipara
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  • Wonkbook
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  • Oct 7, 2014

Alan Turing was a war hero prosecuted for being gay. He finally got a pardon.

Alan Turing was a computer science pioneer whose code breaking helped defeat the Nazis.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Dec 24, 2013

Everything you need to know about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)

Protections for GLBT people in the workplace finally passed the Senate Monday. The House is another matter.

The IRS and Medicare will now recognize same-sex marriages. All of them.

The IRS and Medicare have announced they don't care if a married couple lives in a state that recognizes that marriage. If the marriage is real, it's good enough for them.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 29, 2013

Meet Bayard Rustin, the gay socialist pacifist who planned the 1963 March on Washington

Bayard Rustin planned the March on Washington, but most people have never heard of him. That's finally changing.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 28, 2013

The Supreme Court struck down part of DOMA. Here’s what you need to know

The 17-year-old federal law defining marriage is no more. What does that mean for same-sex couples?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 26, 2013

Before the IRS harassed the Tea Party, it harassed gay rights groups

Here's what the Tea Party and a 1970s radical feminist collective have in common.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • May 15, 2013

The GOP may kill immigration reform over gay rights. The Supreme Court could stop them.

If the Defense of Marriage Act goes away, then there may not need to be a provision for gay couples in the immigration bill.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • May 3, 2013

In 2011, only 15 senators backed same-sex marriage. Now 49 do. UPDATE: Now 51!

Support for same-sex marriage in the Senate has grown exponentially.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Apr 2, 2013

What did we learn from this week’s Supreme Court arguments? Jeffrey Toobin explains.

The Supreme Court expert on this term's same-sex marriage cases, and what we learned from oral arguments.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 29, 2013

Everything you need to know about Wednesday’s gay marriage arguments

Yesterday the Supreme Court debated Prop 8. Today they're debating the federal ban on gay marriage. Here are the basics.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 27, 2013

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