John’s “Religious Liberty and Discrimination” debate with Ryan Anderson, which took place on September 7 at the University of Notre Dame, is now available on YouTube:
Bakers, Freedom, & the Law
Bakers, florists, and other wedding-service providers sometimes balk at anti-discrimination law, citing the importance of “freedom.” John Corvino explains how such laws protect access and promote inclusion.
John Corvino explains why “Bathroom Bills,” which require people to use the restroom corresponding with the sex on their birth-certificate, are short-sighted, counterproductive, and harmful.
Respecting Integrity & Conscience
John Corvino explains that respecting people’s convictions doesn’t require sanctioning their discriminatory behavior.
What’s Wrong with Wedding Discrimination?
Some people claim that bakers, florists, and even public officials who refuse to serve same-sex weddings are not really discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation. But they are, and John Corvino explains why.
The Fuss about RFRA
Religious Freedom Restoration Acts, or RFRAs, can protect religious liberty, but they can also license religious privilege and discrimination. John Corvino explains the problem.
FADA & the Puritan Mistake
John Corvino explains why First Amendment Defense Acts, or FADAs, betray not only the spirit of the First Amendment but also the United States’ rich legacy of religious liberty.
Notre Dame Marriage Debate: Corvino v. Gallagher
John Corvino debates Maggie Gallagher on same-sex marriage at the University of Notre Dame on October 25, 2012. Corvino and Gallagher are the co-authors of the book Debating Same-Sex Marriage.
John Corvino Talks with David Blankenhorn at the IAV
David Blankenhorn and John Corvino discuss the need for a new conversation on marriage. Together they challenge each other with frank and illuminating insights into the full range of issues that impact the institution of marriage in our time.
It Gets Better
John Corvino tells his own coming-out story and explains why he does the work that he does as The Gay Moralist.