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Marriage Inequality

Marriage Equality Is Destroying 'Traditional Marriage,' and Why That's a Good Thing (An Open Letter)

Carina Kolodny | Posted 04.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Carina Kolodny

I believe that marriage equality will stomp out the remaining misogyny that you call "tradition." And that's a win, not just for the LGBTQ community but for heterosexual women and the heterosexual men who see them as equals.

Marriage Inequality as Gender Discrimination?

William D. Blake | Posted 08.18.2013 | Gay Voices
William D. Blake

Buried in the oral argument transcript of the Proposition 8 case is a potential revelation of how Justice Kennedy might be thinking: Don't think of it as "gay marriage" but as "same-sex marriage." Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation isn't the problem; gender discrimination is. Wait, what?

Take Your Bachelorette Party Somewhere Else

Katie Miller | Posted 01.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Katie Miller

After my angsty Facebook status regarding bachelorette parties in gay bars received more "likes" than my picture with the president, I feel as if I've received a mandate to explain what it is that is just so wrong about brides-to-be in gay spaces.

The Role Marriage Inequality Plays In Anti-Gay Bullying

Robyn Harper | Posted 07.31.2012 | Gay Voices
Robyn Harper

We need to look at the wider picture. We need to consider the fact that the law treats citizens differently. The law perceives some of us differently. The bullies aren't blind. Whose lead are they following?

Until We All Can Say 'I Do'

Ken O'Neill | Posted 07.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Ken O'Neill

I know it's a lot to ask of those who already have the right, but just imagine how much more joyous all of our weddings will eventually be if, for now, we all cancel the parties. Let's reschedule them on the day when we can all celebrate.