Tag Archives: Marriage Equality

Marriage Equality in the Sixth Circuit: Important Questions and Little Certainty

Michael Tew, Ph.D In a packed courtroom of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (and two overflow courtrooms with audio feed), three judges heard arguments about the rights of same sex couples in six cases from four … Continue reading

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Can Marriage Equality Result in Improved LGBT Health Outcomes?

Michael A. Tew Recent articles in the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal for Nurse Practitioners consider the relationship between marriage and health. Each offers several good reasons why the answer to the basic question is yes but … Continue reading

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Hate Crime, Hate Speech – What happened in Michigan on April 1st

Michael Tew Since the Stonewall Uprising in 1969, progress on LGBT civil rights has been remarkable. Then, fighting for the right to simply be to now, marking increasing levels of success in the freedom to marry, the struggle for inclusion … Continue reading

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Historic Day for Equality

Michael Tew Almost 44 years to the day after the Stonewall Uprising which brought the movement for LGBT equality into the public consciousness, the Supreme Court of the United States rendered two rulings that early LGBT activists could not have … Continue reading

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