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The Role Of Plaintiffs In Supreme Court Cases

OPB |Jan. 21, 2015 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: As we look ahead to the Supreme Court case on same-sex marriage, we'll ask: how important is it to have sympathetic plaintiffs at the Supreme Court level?

ACLU Of Oregon Director Looks Back At 33 Years

OPB |Jan. 06, 2015 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: ACLU of Oregon executive director Dave Fidanque will retire this year after more than three decades with the organization.

U.S. Supreme Court's 2014 Fall Term Begins

OPB |Oct. 06, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk with U.S. Supreme Court watcher Lisa McElroy about the start of the new term this week.

Documenting The Dwindling Number Of Lesbian Spaces

OPB |July 16, 2014 12:35 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll learn about the decline in the number of spaces specifically for lesbians in Portland — and around the country — and different community responses to it.

News Roundtable: May 23, 2014

OPB |May 23, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Judge Hears Oral Arguments In Marriage Case

OPB |April 24, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: Attorneys for four couples seeking to overturn Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage made their arguments in court Wednesday.

Masha Gessen On Speaking Out In Putin's Russia

OPB |March 12, 2014 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Masha Gessen has long been a critic of Vladimir Putin's government, but it wasn't until recently that she felt threatened enough to leave Russia.

News Roundtable: February 21, 2014

OPB |Feb. 21, 2014 12:15 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

News Roundtable: June 28, 2013

June 28, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll review the biggest national and regional news stories of the week.

Making Sports Safe for LGBT Athletes

June 12, 2013 12:30 p.m.

With more LGBT professional athletes coming out, Cyd Zeigler wants to see youth sports teams welcome LGBT players

Jason Collins Comes Out

April 29, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Jason Collins has become the first openly gay athlete active in a major American team sport.

Boy Scouts Consider Policy Change On Gay Scouts

April 22, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The Boy Scouts of America are considering allowing gay scouts into the organization.

News Roundtable: March 29, 2013

March 29, 2013 12:25 p.m.

We'll review the top regional and local news of the week.

Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Same-Sex Marriage

March 27, 2013 12:06 p.m.

This week the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments for and against same-sex marriage laws.

Gay Couples Register For Marriage Licenses

Dec. 06, 2012 12:06 p.m.

Marriage licenses for same sex couples will be issued in Washington State starting this Thursday.

Gene Robinson

Oct. 31, 2012 12:15 p.m.

The first openly gay Episcopal bishop has written a book for people conflicted about gay marriage.

Same-Sex Marriage in Washington

June 07, 2012 9:06 a.m.

Opponents of Washington's same-sex marriage law blocked it from going into effect this week by turning in signatures to put the law to a vote in November.

Coming Out in Rural Regions

May 17, 2012 9 a.m.

We're talking to country music star Chely Wright about coming out as a lesbian. We'll also check in on the climate for gays and lesbians coming out in rural Oregon.

Obama Comes Out For Gay Marriage

May 10, 2012 9:06 a.m.

What does it mean that President Barack Obama publicly voiced his support for same-sex marriage?

Vets' Benefits Under DADT

April 23, 2012 9:30 a.m.

Veterans who were discharged under other than honorable conditions during the now defunct "Don't Ask Don't Tell" military policy are having a hard time getting benefits. 

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