Noah Berlatsky on Gay Marriage

In his new book From the Closet to the Altar, Michael Klarman of Harvard Law School argues that the focus on the freedom to marry has pushed the gay rights movement away from employment discrimination laws and other goals that might have been easier to pass. Noah Berlatsky asks whether Klarman is missing the benefits of the marriage-focused strategy.


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