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41 years of Pride: It really HAS gotten better

41 years of Pride: It really HAS gotten better


More photos from last year's Pride paradeIt's been 41 years since the first Boston Pride. We take Pride for granted now -- if there are...
By David Eisenberg  |  June 11, 2011

Q&A #10: Will Scotto Go For The Gay?


Oh great, right after my blatantly homophobia-laced Scott Brown comments, here's a question from the great gay-rights advocate and reporter Laura Kiritsy: Sen. Dianne Feinstein...
By David S. Bernstein  |  March 18, 2011
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Looking back on 2010: Maine goes red

There were big wins, big defeats, encouraging signs, and disappointments. Here's a look at what Maine enjoyed — and endured — in 2010.
Republicans take over Augusta, Portland cops go online, gay rights stay center stage, and more!
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 24, 2010
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Size matters

If the United States does not suffer a death wish, then it must be saddled with a streak of masochism as wide as the Mississippi River.
Big banks escape effective regulation; plus DOMA and "prison reform"
By EDITORIAL  |  July 16, 2010
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Gay-marriage win; progressive agenda loss?

Gay-rights supporters won a huge victory on July 8, when a federal judge in Boston ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) — the federal law that defines marriage as between one man and one woman, thereby denying legally married same-sex couples im
Court Complications
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  July 16, 2010

Federal judge says DOMA violates the Constitution


GLAD is tweeting that Judge Joseph Tauro ruled today that the Defense of Marriage Act -- which defines marriage as between one man and one...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  July 08, 2010


Federal judge says DOMA violates the constitution


GLAD is tweeting that Judge Joseph Tauro ruled today that the Defense of Marriage Act -- which defines marriage as between one man and one...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  July 08, 2010
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Fighting back

Thanks to a federal law that codifies discrimination against same-sex couples, more than 15,000 legally married couples (and an untold number of children) are being denied basic benefits, such as the right to file their taxes jointly, or Social Security
Two cases in federal court here in Massachusetts could help turn the national tide against DOMA
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 04, 2010
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Unmaking a bad federal law

It's been a depressing stretch for supporters of marriage equality.
Justice for Some
By ADAM REILLY  |  November 27, 2009
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Benign neglect?

If you are gay or lesbian, or if you care about realizing social justice, you must be wondering when Obama is going to turn his attention to the fact that one in 10 of the nation's more than 230 million adults are second-class citizens.
It's time Obama moved vigorously to advance gay and lesbian rights
By EDITORIAL  |  June 26, 2009

It's time for equality


Here's the Phoenix's editorial on Obama, gay rights, and the Defense of Marriage Act. I couldn't hav...
By Jeff Inglis  |  June 24, 2009


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Breeding injustice

How “fit” is your family? Bloody July: In just one month, six different State Supreme Courts have ruled against gay marriage. By Michael J. Amico
In the face of recent setbacks in the courts, advocates of same-sex marriage should take a look at old-fashioned efforts to prevent the disabled from marrying
By MICHAEL J. AMICO  |  August 10, 2006