Same-Sex Marriage: A Test of our Democracy

As the Supreme Court takes on two major cases regarding the constitutionality of laws against same-sex marriage, a number of people have been lined up outside for days to witness what is a potentially historical moment for the United States.  Supporters are waving flags and holding up signs with statements such as “A justice delayed... Continue Reading →

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Compulsory Heterosexuality in Contemporary Times

Compulsory heterosexuality, which enforces a male dominated culture by imposing the notion that women and men are innately attracted towards one another in addition to the denial and intolerance of homosexuality, is re-examined by Adrienne Rich through a unique feminist critique and lesbian experience.  Rich argues that men enforce this through various mechanisms of violence. ... Continue Reading →

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