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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Hoya Saxa Celebrates #LoveWins

Hoya Saxa Celebrates #LoveWins

By Courtney Klein and Courtney Klein June 30, 2015

Last Friday 4E celebrated SCOTUS's decision with a compilation of Twitter responses on the same-sex marriage ruling. Today, we are continuing with Georgetown only responses. Because LOVE SAXA (but not...

SCOTUS Ruling: #LoveWins

SCOTUS Ruling: #LoveWins

By Courtney Klein and Courtney Klein June 26, 2015

It is a life-changing day here in the United States. Only a few hours ago the Supreme Court ruled, 5-4, that Same-Sex Marriage is a Constitutional right. Yes, that means that Same-Sex Marriage is legal...

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....

5 Reasons You Cant Miss Chris Kluwe on Campus

5 Reasons You Can’t Miss Chris Kluwe on Campus

By Camille Dirago and Camille Dirago March 26, 2014

Chris Kluwe is coming! He'll be in Walsh 394 at 6:30 tonight! You can meet him! For those of you who don't already know, Chris Kluwe is a retired Minnesota Vikings punter, before his NFL career he...

DOMA Ruling Reflects National Values

By Josh Zeitlin June 28, 2013

Same-sex marriage is not just a personal issue. It concerns far more than your right to marry whomever you wish. At its heart, same-sex marriage is a measure of the ability of our communities and our nation...

Coming Out Progressive

By The Editorial Board March 26, 2013

Called the civil rights issue of our time, the question of marriage rights for same-sex couples has been at the center of many heated public debates. And though staunch disagreement, especially along partisan...

No Right to Same-Sex Marriage

By Scott Ruesterholtz February 23, 2012

To the Editor: Over the past few weeks, I have been upset by events taking place in America with regard to same-sex marriage, from a decision to overturn Proposition 8 in California — thereby making...

STIRRETT: Advancing Gay Rights

By Scott Stirrett February 16, 2012

Fifty years ago, same-sex marriage would have been as unthinkable as a man named Barack Hussein Obama being elected President of the United States. In 2012, rather than being an issue discussed at the...

Eisenberg: Conservative Change of Mind

By Albert Eisenberg April 7, 2011

Let's hear from a few of the leading Republican candidates for the 2012 presidential election about their efforts to win over LGBTQ voters. First, there is Baptist minister and former Arkansas Governor...

Turning the Tide

By The Editorial Board September 28, 2010

Catholics who choose to speak out against religious teaching are often met with sharp censure from the Church hierarchy, and certain elements of doctrine leave little room for dissent. That has not stopped...

Marriage Act Extends Employee Benefits

By Laura Engshuber April 23, 2010

The enactment of the D.C. same-sex marriage act in March extended equal benefits to same-sex spouses, but many Georgetown employees who are affected by this development are unaware of the implications...

Senate Defeats Gay Marriage Amendment

By Matt Joseloff March 26, 2010

The Senate defeated an amendment to the health care legislation that would suspend the issuance of same-sex marriage licenses in the District Thursday. The amendment, proposed on Tuesday by Sen. Bob...

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