Short film. Based on award winning story by LGBT fiction pioneer Richard Hall.

Support for the Biological Argument


Biology of HomosexualityThe Biology of Homosexuality
by Jacques Balthazart
Oxford University Press
188 pages, $49.99


THE U.S. SUPREME COURT finally ruled on two historic same-sex marriage cases on June 27, effectively overturning California’s Proposition 8 along with the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Given how polarized the Court is on social issues, the legal reasoning was, surprisingly, not all that cautious: Prop 8 was vacated on the grounds that the gay marriage opponents lacked standing, while DOMA was overturned as a federal infringement of states’ rights.

Although the decision pointed out that “DOMA singles out a class of persons deemed by a State entitled to recognition and protection to enhance their own liberty,” it did not support a national constitutional right to same-sex marriage. 

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