Jo Becker

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Name: Jo Becker
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

When the Pillars Fall

Not long ago, same-sex marriage in America was not merely an unpopular cause; it was a politically fatal one — a third-rail issue that could end the career of any politician foolish enough to touch it. The idea that gay and lesbian couples would be able ... [Published ZNet - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

The Best Of The Dish Today

In a rather weird post today, Jeffrey Toobin argues bravely that it’s a shame that there is a squabble over who gets credit for the extraordinary success of the marriage equality movement. Well: duh. I couldn’t agree more. It’s unseemly and ungracious ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Laborers and Newcomers: Who Are the Heroes?

The gay-rights movement has a happy problem: how to apportion credit for its success. The issue has arisen, most notably, because of the recent publication of a pair of books about a lawsuit that was brought to overturn California’s Proposition 8, which ... [Published New Yorker - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Adam Teicholz

New York Times journalist Jo Becker’s new book, Forcing the Spring, to be published at the end of the month, and excerpted in The New York Times magazine this coming weekend, is engineered from the ground up to be the first definitive narrative of th ... [Published The New Republic Online - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Reversing the Re-write of LGBT History

Jo Becker's version of the gay marriage story was undone before it was even published.By the time investigative reporter Jo Becker’s book Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality was published on April 22, the following articles—and ... [Published Advocate.com - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 3 reports

Bolivia Allows 10-Year-Olds to Work Legally to Reduce Poverty

A child repairs tyres on a street in La Paz, BoliviaAFPChildren as young as ten can now legally work in Bolivia thanks to a change in the law on child labour, which was signed in by President Evo Morales in an attempt to reduce poverty in the country ... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Bolivia to Allow Children to Legally Work at Just 10 Years Old

Bolivian lawmakers have approved new legislation that allows children as young as 10 years old to enter the workforce. While the minimum age for child workers was previously 14 with no exceptions, the new bill is more flexible and allows children ... [Published The China Blog - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Award-Winning Journalist Jo Becker LIVE

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jo Becker sits down with Josh to talk about investigative journalism, marriage equality and her book "Forcing The Spring: Inside The Fight For Marriage Equality. ... [Published Journal-News - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

Beating Back the Distortions Of Gay History

While the p.r. juggernaut behind the deceptions and distortions of Ted Olson, David Boies, Jo Becker and Chad Griffin grinds relentlessly forward to mainstream applause, there’s been an extraordinarily gratifying pushback from countless people who actually ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

"Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality"

Jo Becker About the ProgramJo Becker talks about the history of the fight for marriage equality in the United States.  She spoke at an event hosted by the Concord Monitor in New Hampshire.About the AuthorsJo BeckerJo Becker is an investigative journalist ... [Published Booktv - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

How the Tide Turned on Gay Marriage

From the odd-couple lawyers who argued against Proposition 8 and a New York Times reporter come two fine books detailing the battle over gay marriage.A decade ago, my sister, who lives in Richmond, came out. I was worried that she would have a difficult ... [Published Daily Beast - Jun 20 2014]
Entities: David Boies, Jo Becker, Gay
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

'Forcing the Spring' author Becker to speak in Concord

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Jo Becker will be at Red River Theatres in Concord on Monday, June 23, to discuss her new book, Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality.Becker, a former Concord Monitor reporter who now ... [Published Concord Monitor - Jun 16 2014]

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...true that you are only as good as your last story, winning the Livingston Award ensured that my stories were noticed," said Jo Becker, then age 31. "it gave me confidence to pursue my dream of becoming an investigative reporter and a leg up from the st. petersburg times to the washington post and now the investigative staff of the new york times ."

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When the Pillars Fall [Published ZNet - Jul 11 2014]
The Best Of The Dish Today [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 11 2014]
Laborers and Newcomers: Who Are the Heroes? [Published New Yorker - Jul 09 2014]
Adam Teicholz [Published The New Republic Online - Jul 08 2014]
Reversing the Re-write of LGBT History [Published Advocate.com - Jul 07 2014]
Bolivia Allows 10-Year-Olds to Work Legally to ... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 04 2014]
Bolivia to Allow Children to Legally Work at Ju... [Published Time - Jul 04 2014]
Bolivia to Allow Children to Legally Work at Ju... [Published The China Blog - Jul 04 2014]
Bolivia to Allow Children to Legally Work at Ju... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jul 04 2014]
Bolivia to Allow Children to Legally Work at Ju... [Published TIME.com - Jul 04 2014]
Elizabeth Donahue, 77 [Published Herald And Journal - Jul 03 2014]
Pride named Pulitzer administrator [Published Concord Monitor - Jul 02 2014]
Straight lawyers jump on gay marriage soapbox [Published Miami Herald - Jun 29 2014]
Shell games: Investigating shell companies and ... [Published Fraud Magazine - Jun 27 2014]
Award-Winning Journalist Jo Becker LIVE [Published Journal-News - Jun 25 2014]
Beating Back the Distortions Of Gay History [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jun 24 2014]
Beating Back the Distortions Of Gay History [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 24 2014]
"Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marri... [Published Booktv - Jun 24 2014]
Watch This Tonight: The Prop 8 Documentary Make... [Published Modern Luxury Jezebel - Jun 24 2014]
New documentary shows struggle of same-sex coup... [Published Lawyer Herald - Jun 24 2014]
Why Two Straight Lawyers Think They Saved Gay M... [Published HighBeam Research - Jun 23 2014]
P-town's Battle Over The Case Against 8 [Published Gay.com - Jun 23 2014]
Five (or So) Questions I Put to Superlawyer Ted... [Published Huffington Post - Jun 23 2014]
“The Case Against 8″ directors: “It’s so nice t... [Published Salon - Jun 23 2014]
The cultivation of an investigative reporter [Published Concord Monitor - Jun 22 2014]
How the Tide Turned on Gay Marriage [Published Daily Beast - Jun 20 2014]
The Best Of The Dish Today [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 20 2014]
The real power of rights is not religion [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 19 2014]
The Road to Marriage Equality: Boies and Olson’... [Published TAPPED - Jun 17 2014]
'Forcing the Spring' author Becker to speak in ... [Published Concord Monitor - Jun 16 2014]
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The Best Of The Dish Today [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 11 2014]
In a rather weird post today, Jeffrey Toobin argues bravely that it’s a shame that there is a squabble over who gets credit for the extraordinary success of the marriage equality movement. Well: duh. I couldn’t agree more. It’s unseemly and ungracious ...
Bolivia to Allow Children to Legally Work at Ju... [Published The China Blog - Jul 04 2014]
Bolivian lawmakers have approved new legislation that allows children as young as 10 years old to enter the workforce. While the minimum age for child workers was previously 14 with no exceptions, the new bill is more flexible and allows children ...
Bolivia to Allow Children to Legally Work at Ju... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jul 04 2014]
Bolivian lawmakers have approved new legislation that allows children as young as 10 years old to enter the workforce. While the minimum age for child workers was previously 14 with no exceptions, the new bill is more flexible and allows children ...
Bolivia to Allow Children to Legally Work at Ju... [Published TIME.com - Jul 04 2014]
Bolivian lawmakers have approved new legislation that allows children as young as 10 years old to enter the workforce. While the minimum age for child workers was previously 14 with no exceptions, the new bill is more flexible and allows children ...
Beating Back the Distortions Of Gay History [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 24 2014]
While the p.r. juggernaut behind the deceptions and distortions of Ted Olson, David Boies, Jo Becker and Chad Griffin grinds relentlessly forward to mainstream applause, there’s been an extraordinarily gratifying pushback from countless people who actually ...
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