This was a banner week for the LGBTQ community, with the Supreme Court’s rulings on Proposition 8 (no standing for an appeal, sent back to the lower court, which means the lower-court decision overturning Prop. 8 holds) and the Defense of Marriage Act (section 3, banning federal recognition of same-sex marriage, is unconstitutional)—not to mention the Voting Rights Act decision, which could negatively impact the LGBTQ community. And it was hella busy for NLGJA members and LGBTQ journalists. Here’s a sampling of your awesome coverage. (We surely didn’t get it all – please add what we missed to the comments.) Thanks to Jen Christensen for researching and compiling links!
Joneil Adriano, the CBS Morning Show, which was all over it.
Diane Anderson-Minshall for Advocate.com: http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2013/06/26/kristen-bell-reacts-supreme-court-decision-proposal
Gabriel Arana: http://prospect.org/article/long-walk-altar-continues
Karen Bailis, Newsday, surely fighting to pick the right cover for the paper
Tracy Baim, editing Windy City Times: http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/index.php
John Becker, editor of Bilerico, and husband Michael Knaapen: http://www.lgbtqnation.com/2013/06/reaction-from-around-the-nation-on-supreme-court-marriage-rulings/
Matthew Bajko for the Bay Area Reporter: http://www.ebar.com/news/article.php?sec=news&article=68873
Jonathan Capehart for The Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2013/06/26/the-work-is-not-yet-done/
Jen Christensen, Wednesday’s CNN.com front page
Jen Colletta for Philadelphia Gay News: http://www.epgn.com/view/full_story/22984638/article-DOMA-is-done?instance=top_story
Mike Conneen, DC News Channel 8: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10101594300341233&set=pcb.10101594303225453&type=1&theater
Alan Flippen with The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/27/us/politics/supreme-court-gay-marriage.html?_r=0
Steve Friess with Politico: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/big-tech-and-gay-rights-have-evolved-together-93361.html
Chris Geidner with BuzzFeed: http://www.buzzfeed.com/chrisgeidner/supreme-court-tips-scales-of-justice-toward-marriage-equalit
Randy Gener: http://thejournalist.ie/news/international-news-us-supreme-court-rules-same-sex-marriage-ban-unconstitutional/ and http://cultureofoneworld.org/2013/06/26/landmark-gay-rights-decision-u-s-supreme-court-rules-doma-unconstitutional-declines-to-rule-on-prop-8/
Michael Gold at the Baltimore Sun: http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/gay-in-maryland/gay-matters/bs-gm-looking-out-supreme-court-decision-marriage-20130626,0,2321986.story
Howard Goldberg, behind the scenes at the Associated Press
Chad Graham at AZCentral has been tweeting
Eric Hegedus with NY Post
Matt Hennie with Project Q Atlanta: http://www.projectqatlanta.com/news_articles/view/Supreme_Court_dumps_federal_gay_marriage_ban
Sharyn Jackson at the Des Moines Register: http://blogs.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/index.php/2013/06/26/iowa-reacts-to-supreme-court-decisions/article?nclick_check=1
Ken Jost appeared in the SCOTUS wrap on NewsChannel 8, DC
Lisa Keen with the Keennewsservice.com: http://www.keennewsservice.com/2013/06/26/supreme-court-stunning-double-victory/
Phil Reese & Michael Key at the Blade: http://www.washingtonblade.com/2013/06/26/supreme-court-reaches-decision-in-gay-marriage-cases-gay-news-prop-8-doma/
Don Lemon was covering the decision from New York City, doing live shots outside of the Stonewall Inn
Mark McGoonigle with Los Angeles Times
Mekahlo Medina (covering in West Hollywood): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p16GEsyhHG0&feature=youtu.be
Jeff McMillan, behind the scenes at the Associated Press
Doug Moore with St. Louis Post Dispatch: http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/bells-ring-downtown-aslocal-community-responds-to-supreme-court/article_7630497d-4f75-5006-9720-5f6946c6b5b2.html
Javi Morgado with New Day at CNN, which was all about it.
Steven Petrow for The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/24/booming/changing-society-through-the-etiquette-of-same-sex-weddings.html?pagewanted=all
David Poller, photos: http://500px.com/photo/38756360
Peter Roenstein for Huff Po: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/peter-d-rosenstein/the-time-for-equality-is-today-not-tomorrow_b_3417993.html?
Steve Rothaus: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/gaysouthflorida/
Ari Shapiro, NPR says he contributed to this: http://www.npr.org/2013/03/21/174732431/timeline-gay-marriage-in-law-pop-culture-and-the-courts
Bradley Jacobs Sigesmund with US Weekly Magazine: http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/kristen-bell-proposes-to-dax-shepard-after-doma-overturned-2013266
Michelangelo Signorile for Huff Po: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michelangelo-signorile/the-death-of-doma-and-the_b_3502909.html?
David Steinberg worked the copy desk and was asked to back-read all the SCOTUS/SSM copy. He also worked with the San Francisco Chronicle’s personal finance columnist for a column she’s doing about the impact on individuals based on the DOMA ruling (income taxes, capital gains taxes, estate taxes, etc.).
Doug Stewart, social media reaction
Steven Thrasher for Gawker: http://gawker.com/master-bedroom-extra-closet-the-truth-about-gay-marri-514348538
Bill Tomison on WPRI
Jennifer Vanasco, for WNYC: http://www.wnyc.org/articles/wnyc-news/2013/jun/25/explainersupreme-court-voting-rights-and-new-york/?utm_source=local&utm_media=treatment&utm_campaign=daMost&utm_content=damostviewed
Pete Williams covering the story for NBC