same-sex marriage

Obama's Uncertain Legacy

A presidency of great symbolic value had both ups and downs. But Obama's greatest achievements now hang in the balance.

By William Galston

Live by Public Opinion, Die by Public Opinion

As attitudes have changed on gay marriage, the right's favorite talking point turns against it.

By Nathan Pippenger


Recent accounts of gay marriage’s march to legalization conspicuously leave out a key player: the movement that made it happen.

By David France

Like a Horse and Carriage

The data show it: Nations that have legalized gay marriage have witnessed no resulting harm to the institution.

By Adam Haslett

Family Reunion

The case against the case against gay marriage.

By Jonathan Rauch