Joel Derfner's Writings
Gay marriage is bad for America. I mean it; I think gay marriage is a terrible idea, and I want nothing to do with it. Evan Wolfson, founder and director of the marriage-equality organization Freedom to Marry, argues that the term "gay marriage" suggests we're asking for special privileges -- privileges that straight married people don't have. Me...
Joel is from South Carolina, where his great-grandmother had an affair with George Gershwin. After fleeing the south as soon as he possibly could, he got a B.A. in linguistics from Harvard. A year after he graduated, his thesis on the Abkhaz language was...