In the Press and on the Interwebs


The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

The Late Show with David Letterman

The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell

MSNBC – Live with Thomas Roberts

CBS – On the Scene with Shira Lazar

Death and Taxes

Iowa City Public Access TV – Talking with Yale Cohn

What Makes a Family – Chicago Ideas Week



On the Internets and in the Press

After the video went viral, Zach was covered by hundreds of media outlets online, ranging from political groups to non-profits, amateur bloggers to professionally syndicated columnists and more.  This is a small selection of the coverage his testimony received, interviews he gave and writings he had previously, and has since, published.

Selected interviews:

The Feministing Five with Zach WahlsFeministing

Millennial Generation Interview SeriesThe Solipsistic Me

Five Minutes with Zach WahlsCampus Progress

An Interview with Zach WahlsThe FBomb


Selected news highlights:

Gay marriage defense on YouTube disrupts “boring” lifeThe Des Moines Register

The politics and morality of gay marriageThe Economist

Marry me, Zach WahlsFeministing

Rhetoric and rationalityThe Economist

Zach Wahls, Black SwanModeled Behavior

Zach Wahls Defends Gay Marriage To Iowa LegislatorsThe Huffington Post

Son of Iowa Lesbians Fights Gay Marriage BanABC News

Radio Interviews:

Zach Wahls, Activist of the WeekTake Action News with David Shuster

Zach’s columns on marriage equality:

Proud son of same-sex couple: make civil unions the normThe Des Moines Register

The gay marriage “catastrophe”The Daily Iowan

Zach Wahls speaks about video going viralThe Daily Iowan

Defending My Two MomsNewsweek/The Daily Beast