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VIEWPOINT: Contextualize LGBTQ+ Advocacy

VIEWPOINT: Contextualize LGBTQ+ Advocacy

By Maddie Naisbitt January 19, 2024

On Nov. 6, 2023, Fr. James Martin, S.J., a priest known for his advocacy and a member of Georgetown University’s Board of Directors, spoke at Georgetown, detailing the spiritual lessons from the story...


Love Saxa Funding, Status Remain Uncertain After Vote Postponed

By Jeff Cirillo October 31, 2017

The fate of student group Love Saxa’s funding and status as a university-recognized club remains uncertain after a meeting of the Student Activities Commission ended without a vote early Tuesday...

How Sweet The Sound

How Sweet The Sound

By Kate Riga July 4, 2015

Barack Obama’s presidency has had no shortage of hard knocks. An obstinate and childish Congress, very public and embarrassing fumbles (especially of the foreign affairs variety), and a critical and...

Georgetown students gathered outside of the Supreme Court this morning to celebrate the legalization of gay marriage.

Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

By Kristen Fedor June 26, 2015

The Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide this morning in a 5-4 ruling. Thousands of supporters, including Georgetown students, celebrated the ruling outside the Supreme Court for...

CHOLVIN & CHRISTIANSEN: Pluralism Still Essential Amid Gay Marriage Victories

CHOLVIN & CHRISTIANSEN: Pluralism Still Essential Amid Gay Marriage Victories

By Tucker Cholvin and Thomas Christiansen October 21, 2014

Between the time we’ve finished this column and the time this article goes to press Tuesday morning, it’s entirely likely that several more completely improbable states will have been added to the...

Gay Marriage Ban Lifted in 5 States

By Suzanne Monyak October 10, 2014

The Supreme Court declined review on the three cases contesting same-sex marriage Monday, thus deferring to the decisions of the lower circuit courts and clearing the way for legalization of gay marriage....

Va. Overturns Marriage Ban

By Laura Owsiany February 21, 2014

Virginia made waves last Thursday when U.S. District Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen overturned the state’s 2006 ban on same-sex marriage, making Virginia the first southern state to take such a strong...

Intolerance Disguised as Discussion

By Thomas Lloyd October 18, 2013

At the end of Love Saxa’s lecture, “Marriage: A Social Justice Issue?” last week Director of Adult Faith Formation Ennio Mastroianni argued for the value of bringing Ryan Anderson -- who wrote a...

GU College Republicans Silent on Marriage

By Penny Hung April 9, 2013

Though the College Republicans at the University of Pennsylvania have declared support for same-sex marriage along with at least 50 Democratic and Republican student groups nationwide, the Georgetown University...

MILLER: Time to Rethink Guns, Gays, Gestation

By Hannah Miller September 11, 2012

I identify as a Republican, but that doesn’t mean I won’t call my party out when I disagree with it. In fact, I’ll be the first one to say that the GOP is downright wrong about its approach to...

GU Pride Celebrates as D.C. Grants First Gay Marriage Licenses

By Nathalie Lawyer March 4, 2010

Rain or shine, GU Pride members knew they had reason to celebrate early Wednesday morning. As many same-sex couples prepared to line up at D.C. Superior Court, Georgetown students like J.C. Hodges...

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