Stories by E.J. Graff

E.J. Graff writes on social-justice and human-rights issues, particularly discrimination and violence against women and children; marriage and family policy; and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender lives. She is a resident scholar at the Brandeis Women's Studies Research Center and the author of What Is Marriage For? The Strange Social History of Our Most Intimate Institution (Beacon Press, 1999, 2004). subscribe to E.J. Graff's feed

Posted on: Apr 9, 2012, Source: The Nation

It's Massachusetts' fickle independents who'll decide her high-stakes showdown with Scott Brown. Here's a look at what they think of her so far.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2009, Source: Foreign Policy

Parents might never know if their adopted child is truly an orphan.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2007, Source: The Nation

What do the Democratic presidential candidates talk about when they talk about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues? The results are in from the first ever debate sponsored by the LGBT community.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2005, Source: Columbia Journalism Review

American journalists aren't shy about reporting on sex and politics. Unfortunately, they're covering precisely the wrong stories.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2005, Source: Columbia Journalism Review

By reporting on the stubborn human heart's peculiar movements during major world events, Heda Kovaly’s 'Under A Cruel Star' explains what could happen the next time around.