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‘They Ask for Equal Dignity in the Eyes of the Law’By Justice Anthony Kennedy, The Supreme Court of the United StatesRead Justice Kennedy’s historic and moving ruling that states same-sex couples seek only “not to be condemned to live in loneliness, excluded from one of civilization’s oldest institutions. They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right.”
‘I Don’t Believe in God, but I Believe in Lithium’By Jaime Lowe, New York Times MagazineMy 20-year struggle with bipolar disorder.
The Talented Mr. KhaterBy Francesca Mari, Texas MonthlyWhen 23-year-old Callie Quinn moved from Texas to Chile, she counted on finding a beautiful country, meaningful work, and interesting friends. She had no idea she’d set off a manhunt for an international con artist.
On ISIS’ Terms: Courting a Young AmericanBy Rukmini Callimachi, New York TimesAlex, a 23-year-old Sunday school teacher and babysitter, was trembling with excitement the day she told her Twitter followers that she had converted to Islam.