By Tom Watts In light of the Virginia gay marriage decision last week, Bostic v. Rainey, it seems appropriate to revisit the constitutional status of gay marriage. The courts have moved rapidly on this issue, and a summary from even a year ago would do little justice to the current situation. As Slate has pointed out, gay rights have done well in the courts since the Windsor … [Read more...] about So is gay marriage constitutional or what?
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Author: Emily Hogin Like a lot of people from families affected by addiction, I cried when I read that Philip Seymour Hoffman died. The details of his relapse and death are chilling: after 23 years sober, he told TMZ a year ago that he had fallen off the wagon after taking prescription painkillers and checked himself into a rehab facility. Tragically, in the struggle between … [Read more...] about Longreads: Fighting Addiction