gay rights

February 11, 2014

Masha Gessen On Homophobia In Russia

February 11, 2014 - Segment 2 - We return to our coverage of the Olympics to talk about Russia's discrimination against the LGBTQ community. Our guest is Masha Gessen, author of Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot and The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin. Gessen left her home in Russia to move to the United States with her partner and three children and escape homophobic persecution.
June 26, 2013

Breaking News: Supreme Court Ruling On The Defense Of Marriage Act

June 26, 2013 - Segment 4 - The Supreme Court ruled that key provisions of the Defense of Marriage Act were unconstitutional, effectively extending federal marriage rights to same-sex couples in the states where same-sex marriage is legal.