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1 Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice to visit UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:98, p.1
10/17/2013 Mark Cady, Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice, will be speaking at UNI on Iowa's courts. He will also discuss several landmark decisions like allowing same-sex marriage in Iowa. The event is free and open to the public.
2 Heterosexism still prominent among college students
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:9, p.1
9/27/2013 Heterosexism may be on the decline, but it is a mistake to think it is no longer a problem. However, UNI is taking steps in the right by opening the LGBT center; photo.
3 News in photos; DOMA response rally
Northern Iowan 109:57, p.2
6/28/2013 Small group demonstrates support for Supreme Court decision regarding Defense of Marriage Act; photo.
4 New Zealand shows us a lesson in humanity
Trotter--Garrett Lee (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:51, p.3
4/23/2013 Author believes that New Zealand set a global example by legalizing same-sex marriage in a humane way. He feels that many Americans should see this as a lesson of good sense and civility that trumps political affiliation.
5 A Christian perspective on gay marriage
Smith--Austin Burke (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:48, p.4
4/12/2013 Says the "hot topic" is currently gay marriage. When people began changing their profile picture on Facebook to the red equal sign, those who did not were labeled as bigots. This is not fair. Someone opposing your views does not make them an enemy.
6 HRC logo floods social media sites
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:46, p.1
4/5/2013 As the Proposition 8 and Defense of Marriage Act hearings take place in front of the Supreme Court, social media is seeing a large support for equality. The red equal sign is seen all over Facebook newsfeeds, showing the call for marriage equality.
7 Queer Monologues kick off Pride Week
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:46, p.6
4/5/2013 To kick off Pride Week, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, along with the Strayer-Wood Theatre, put on "The Queer Monologues." It told, true and fictional, stories of members of the LGBT community.
8 Outside courtroom, activists heat up debate
Northern Iowan 109:44, p.4
3/29/2013 Lawyers debated gay marriage inside the Supreme Court, and activists outside delivered speeches. Advocates for same-sex marriage outnumbered the supporters of the Defense of Marriage Act.
9 DOMA is not a true defense of marriage
Poll--Brandon Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:19, p.6
10/30/2012 Author speaks against anti-gay sentiments. Supports same-sex couples lifestyles and contributions to society. Readers encouraged to think more openly and stop discrimination.
10 We all need to mind our own business
Ruane--Blake Steven (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:18, p.4
10/26/2012 Believes that people should not be concerned about same-sex marriage.
11 YES to Wiggins-YES to justice
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:14, p.4
10/12/2012 Analysis of Justice David Wiggins position in Iowa Supreme Court. Discusses importance of upholding equal rights and abiding by Iowa Constitution.
12 What I learned from Rick Santorum
Greubel--Greg Harold (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:27, p.4
12/9/2011 Rick Santorum stated that in every society, marriage has always been defined as between a man and a woman; writer believes Mr. Santorum is entitled to his opinion, but urges students to visit with those of differing views; photo.
13 Take action on November 8
McGraw--Stefanie Hannah (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:19, p.5
11/1/2011 Students encouraged to participate in the upcoming elections. Groups are not mutually exclusive. They may have slight differences, but hopefully these can be put aside and groups work together; photo.
14 Debating in vain
Jensen--Daniel John (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:9, p.3
9/27/2011 Reasons for not supporting gay marriage presented.
15 Marriage equality is at risk
McGraw--Stefanie Hannah (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:9, p.3
9/27/2011 With the appointment of Swati Dandekar, her senate spot is up for a special election. Liz Mathis is the Democratic candidate. If you wins the Democrats will hold the majority in the Iowa Senate.
16 New York's historical vote
Poll--Brandon Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:58, p.3
7/1/2011 Believes that the passage of a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in New York is a positive step forward for the country. New York is the largest state to offer same-sex marriages; photo.
17 Why I am ashamed today to call myself an Iowan
Heyer--Emily Nicole (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:35, p.12
2/11/2011 The Iowa House vote to prohibit gay marriages and make recognition of state civil unions illegal has caused the author to question the basis of what Iowans think.
18 Joe the Plumber, M. D.
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:20, p.7
11/5/2010 Discussion of the recent election results that removed three members of the Iowa Supreme Court discussed.
19 Chief Justice Ternus visits UNI
Kresse--William Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:17, p.1
10/26/2010 Marsha Ternus, chief justice of the Iowa Supreme Court, spoke in Seerley Hall on the Supreme Court and its relation to a maxim known as rule of law. She also discussed the issue on this year's ballot concerning the retention of judges; photo.
20 Vote to retain Supreme Court justices on Nov. 2
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:17, p.9
10/26/2010 Reasons expressed for the retention of three Iowa Supreme Court justices. Readers urged to vote.
21 Letter to the editor
Kaleas--Justin Cody (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:16, p.12
10/22/2010 Students urged to vote for Bob Kressig and Doris Kelly; for retention of the Iowa Supreme Court justices; and against the constitutional convention in the upcoming election.
22 Save our justices
Woollums--Kyle Clellan (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:14, p.9
10/15/2010 Iowa Supreme Court justices are appointed, not elected. This system avoids the politics of elections. Support shown for the present system. Warnings against the campaign to unseat three current justices.
23 Election 2010
Northern Iowan 107:13, p.1
10/12/2010 Candidates from both major parties for governor, senator, and state and federal representative share their views on same-sex marriage, energy, the economy, and education.
24 Prop 8 overruling a threat to democracy
Turner--Robert Thompson (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:2, p.10
8/31/2010 California Supreme Court ruling blocks Proposition 8, which would ban homosexual marriage. The vote indicates a larger problem; a clear majority wanted this law to be passed, but their wishes have been overturned by the court system; photo.
25 Fighting for traditional marriage
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:49, p.5
4/13/2010 Discussion of traditional marriage and the dangers presented by interracial and same-sex marriages.
26 Bills passed by the Iowa legislature in its 2010 session
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:48, p.1
4/9/2010 Quick review of legislation on puppy mills, mental health, and same-sex marriage.
27 Pride Week aimed to educate community on GLBT issues
Northern Iowan 106:47, p.2
4/6/2010 Pride Week consists of a variety of opportunities including rally, chalk drawings on sidewalks, and discussions; photo.
28 UNI PROUD celebrates marriage equality
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:47, p.1
4/6/2010 Group holds rally as part of week's activities; photo.
29 Panel analyzes two sides of same-sex marriage
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:40, p.1
3/2/2010 Discussion on legalizing same-sex marriage allowed students to talk with someone who disagreed with their position; photo.
30 Iowa GOP target anti-bullying law to defeat same-sex marriage
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:37, p.3
2/19/2010 Republican legislators have proposed legislation to force debate and vote on same sex marriages. A poll earlier this month showed sixty-two per cent of Iowans feel there are more important issues than gay marriage.
31 Crow is tough to swallow, Mr. Begnoche
Derringer--Cory James (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:23, p.7
11/17/2009 Author responds to previous letter to the editor dealing with the article, "The Maine problem with gay marriage", written by Brandon Begnoche.
32 In response to "The Maine problem"
Begnoche--Brandon John (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:22, p.7
11/13/2009 Use of Biblical sources to support the gay marriage proposal seen as unethical and unfounded.
33 The Maine problem with gay marriages
Derringer--Cory James (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:21, p.7
11/10/2009 Gay marriage became illegal in Maine due to a popular vote. Many Christians believe that they are upholding God's commands by voting against gay marriage; believes Bible does not command respect for sanctity of marriage
34 Stand up in support
Brown--Michael Franklin (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:20, p.7
11/6/2009 Continued support for gay marriage in Iowa urged.
35 Civil rights vs. civil wrongs
Derringer--Cory James (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:15, p.7
10/20/2009 The LDS church was active in support of Proposition 8 against same sex marriage. Boycotts of businesses owned by church members and even vandalism took place. Leaders compared events to the voter intimidation of blacks; photo.
36 Christian hypocrisy in our leadership
Wendt--Alyssa Catherine (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.8
10/13/2009 Believes actions by political figures has diminished their proclaimed beliefs in Christianity. Governor Mark Sanford and Senator John Ensign were outspoken against equal marriage rights, but were having extramarital affairs; photo.
37 Two cents on marriage
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:52, p.3
4/24/2009 Supports the recent ruling legalizing gay marriage in Iowa.
38 No excuse for discrimination
Bullen--Tiffany Lynn (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:49, p.7
4/14/2009 Recent Iowa Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage reviewed, defended, and applauded; photo.
39 Iowa Supreme Court overturns gay marriage ban
Bullen--Tiffany Lynn (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:47, p.1
4/7/2009 Iowa became the third state to allow marriage between same sex partners with a unanimous ruling from the Supreme Court. The measure cannot come to a public vote prior to 2012; photo.
40 Same-sex marriage issue may be left up to vote
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:7, p.1
9/18/2007 A constitutional amendment prohibiting same-sex marriage is in place in Iowa. A judge overturned the ban on gay marriage. A hold has been placed on the ruling, pending Supreme Court review; photo.
41 Commentary--gay marriage article
Covington--William Jonathan (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 104:6, p.6
9/14/2007 Commentary on Tristan Abbott's article on gay marriage.
42 Gay marriage article response
Siebring--Owen Thomas (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:6, p.6
9/14/2007 Tristan Abbot is challenged on some of the facts used in his article on gay marriage.
43 Gay marriage a right, not sin
Abbott--Tristan E. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:5, p.7
9/11/2007 Reasons for legalizing same-sex marriage; photo.
44 Student Voices
Tasler--Megan M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:20, p.9
11/3/2006 Students respond to the question; "What do you think about the legalization of gay marriage in New Jersey"?
45 Gender gulf needs drained
Moorhead--Billie J. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:15, p.5
10/17/2006 Communication between genders and allowing men to express their feelings are two major hurdles to narrowing gender differences.
46 Gay marriage again written on Bush's hot button
Donisi--Samantha T. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 102:56, p.4
6/9/2006 United States Senate rejects a proposed amendment banning same-sex marriage.
47 Attacks on marriage and homosexuals from within
Nichols--Brent (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 102:52, p.7
4/18/2006 Two ideas are refuted; homosexuals pose a genuine threat to heterosexual marriage and Christian conservatives pose a genuine threat to homosexuals.
48 Saving marriage or promoting fear?; forum explores the arguments for and against same-sex marriage
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:47, p.1
3/31/2006 American Democracy Project sponsors panel discussion on same-sex marriage; photo.
49 Forum to cover gay marriage
Northern Iowan 102:46, p.6
3/28/2006 Civic Discourse and Opposing Views series will present panel discussion.
50 Holy union performed at local church
Kelly--Ned (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:61, p.7
7/22/2005 United Church of Christ is taking steps towards recognizing same sex unions; photo.


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