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E.J. Graff

E.J. Graff writes on social-justice and human-rights issues, particularly discrimination and violence against women and children; marriage and family policy; and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender lives. She is a resident scholar at the Brandeis Women's Studies Research Center and the author of What Is Marriage For? The Strange Social History of Our Most Intimate Institution (Beacon Press, 1999, 2004).

Confronted by the crisis that is the Trump presidency, American progressives have overcome identity politics’ barriers and joined up in mutual defense. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

My journey from radical to mainstream and married Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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AP Images/Melissa Moseley

We should be discussing work-life balance for men as a family issue, not as a lines-drawn-in-the-sand gender battle. Read more

Working in America

It's not uncommon for low-wage workers to be shown the door when they're pregnant. A little bit of bipartisan cooperation could help change that.  Read more

Economic Policy

Fifty years after the passage of the Equal Pay Act and we still haven't closed the wage gap. What gives? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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AP Photo/Richard Drew

A crash course in American History XX Read more

Civil Rights in America

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An alleged case of child sexual abuse in Connecticut is blamed on bad parenting—not on the perpetrators' sexual orientation. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Last thoughts on the celebrity's op-ed in The New York Times this week Read more

Health and Social Policy

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AP Photo/Jim Mone

Why has the marriage-equality movement gotten so far when you can still be fired in 29 states for being gay? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Markey and Gomez advance to the next round in the Massachusetts senate special election. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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AP Photo/Steven Senne

What does it mean now that the country's most socially tolerant region is locked in for marriage? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

In which the organization announces its intention to stay firmly behind the times Read more

Money, Politics and Power

On lockdown in Cambridge, the Prospect's E.J. Graff comments on the restlessness of being stuck at home. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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AP Photo/Charles Krupa

For residents of Beantown, first comes the shock, then the TV cameras. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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At the Supreme Court yesterday, the justices struggled to disentangle two radically different universes. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Flickr/Ted Eytan

Once unthinkable, the question of whether same-sex couples have a right to marry answers itself. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

A writer reflects on covering three landmark LGBT cases in the span of ten years. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Emily Bazelon's look at how bullying—once known as "kids will be kids"—came to be seen as a crisis. Read more

Books

I'm away on a brief research leave. Stay tuned.  Read more

Civil Rights in America

Having a family shouldn’t cost you your job. But it does.  Read more

Law and Justice

My journey from radical to mainstream and married Read more

Money, Politics and Power

ap295877289506_0.jpg.jpe

AP Images/Melissa Moseley

We should be discussing work-life balance for men as a family issue, not as a lines-drawn-in-the-sand gender battle. Read more

Working in America

It's not uncommon for low-wage workers to be shown the door when they're pregnant. A little bit of bipartisan cooperation could help change that.  Read more

Economic Policy

Fifty years after the passage of the Equal Pay Act and we still haven't closed the wage gap. What gives? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

ap111110046567.jpg.jpe

AP Photo/Richard Drew

A crash course in American History XX Read more

Civil Rights in America

8737830365_69bb6c61a0_b.jpg.jpe

Flickr/CT Senate Democrats

An alleged case of child sexual abuse in Connecticut is blamed on bad parenting—not on the perpetrators' sexual orientation. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Last thoughts on the celebrity's op-ed in The New York Times this week Read more

Health and Social Policy

marriagewide.jpe

AP Photo/Jim Mone

Why has the marriage-equality movement gotten so far when you can still be fired in 29 states for being gay? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Markey and Gomez advance to the next round in the Massachusetts senate special election. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

marriagewide.jpe

AP Photo/Steven Senne

What does it mean now that the country's most socially tolerant region is locked in for marriage? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

In which the organization announces its intention to stay firmly behind the times Read more

Money, Politics and Power

On lockdown in Cambridge, the Prospect's E.J. Graff comments on the restlessness of being stuck at home. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

bostonwide.jpe

AP Photo/Charles Krupa

For residents of Beantown, first comes the shock, then the TV cameras. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

doma_protest.jpe

Flickr/majunznk

At the Supreme Court yesterday, the justices struggled to disentangle two radically different universes. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

screen_shot_2013-03-27_at_8.png

Flickr/Ted Eytan

Once unthinkable, the question of whether same-sex couples have a right to marry answers itself. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

marriagewide.jpg.jpe

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

A writer reflects on covering three landmark LGBT cases in the span of ten years. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

I'm away on a brief research leave. Stay tuned.  Read more

Civil Rights in America

Having a family shouldn’t cost you your job. But it does.  Read more

Law and Justice

Finally, the military will start to hire the best person for the job, whomever she might be.  Read more

Civil Rights in America

Many in the LGBT community may not realize it, but we have Roe v. Wade to thank for same-sex marriage. Read more

Money, Politics and Power