Gay Rights

To Love and to Cherish

Feb 6, 2015 By Pamela Colloff

In a 5-4 ruling on June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court declared that the Constitution guarantees the right for same-sex couples to marry across the country. Here is the story of two women who fought for that historic decision in Texas—and helped to make it a reality.

What Is a Boy Scout?

Feb 6, 2013 By Texas Monthly and Brian D. Sweany

The board of the Boy Scouts of America was supposed to decide today whether to change its policy of excluding gay members. I hoped they would do the right thing. Instead they kicked the can down the road. (UPDATED)