Stephen is a third year student, and the student body president, at The University of Chicago Law School. Prior to attending law school, Stephen worked in the Washington, D.C. think tank world. Stephen was an original board member of the American Unity Fund (pro-gay rights issue advocacy organization); he is a member of the leadership team of the Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry; and he has written about gay-equality and the Republican Party since 2009.
Articles written by Stephen on this subject:
- “No, the Libertarian Party isn’t behind the curve on gay rights.” Daily Caller. Stephen Richer. January 6, 2014.
- “Keeping the GOP out of ENDA.” Daily Caller. Stephen Richer. November 4, 2013.
- “Same-Sex Marriage Ruling May Polarize the Marriage Equality Debate.” Jurist. Stephen Richer. September 10, 2013.
- “Republican Anti-Gay Marriage Stance Alienates Jewish Voters.” PolicyMic. Stephen Richer. May 29, 2012.
- “Gay Marriage Statism = Obamacare Statism (Part II).” Forbes. Stephen Richer. May 14, 2012.
- “Gay Marriage Statism = Obamacare Statism.” Forbes. Stephen Richer. May 11, 2012.
- “Gay marriage will go a long way in helping Democrats get 40 more years.” Forbes. Stephen Richer and Alexis Hamilton. May 9, 2012.
- “CPAC bans gay group. But not for the sake of young attendees.” Forbes. Stephen Richer. February 2, 2012.
- “Rick Santorum, Gays, and Young Voters.” Forbes. Stephen Richer. January 13, 2012.
- “Whither the GOP on Gay Rights?” Upside. Stephen Richer. July 27, 2011.
- “Gay marriage issue poses long-term challenge for GOP.” Daily Caller. Stephen Richer. May 19, 2011.