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  • 'Gay' Is No Dirty Word In Other Countries' Militaries

    For those that argue that openly gay and lesbian soldiers in the military hurt cohesiveness among the general population of those in the United States Armed Forces may have surprising evidence for the opposing view. ...
  • Bush Dept. of Justice Blacklisted Applicants From LGBT, Immigration Advocacy Groups

    The Justice Department’s screening process was headed by Monica Goodling, a graduate of Pat Robertson’s Regent University who acknowledged that she “crossed the line of the civil service rules.” ...
  • Health Insurance Whistle-Blower Knows Where the Bodies Are Buried

    To squeeze more profit, if a person makes a major claim for coverage, the insurer will often scrutinize the person’s original application, looking for any error that would allow it to cancel the policy....
  • Same-Sex Marriage: Good for Marriage, Good for the Pocketbook

    Bishop Harry Jackson, pleading for the president to maintain the ban on same-sex marriage, calls it the number one domestic issue. But what about, say, the unemployment rate? Will the ban help those without jobs? ...
  • SCLC and Marriage Equality

    Civil Rights organizations whose traditional role has been addressing racial inequality must be equally vigilant about advancing LGBT rights. Our history demands a politics of empathy.  ...
  • The Same-Sex Marriage Switch

    Bill Clinton's revelation that he now backs same-sex marriage may have political implications for the future of the discriminatory DOMA. ...
  • Sessions' Hate Speech

    The point of putting a 'racially insensitive' white man up to question a Latina has nothing to do with bad GOP planning and everything to do with intimidation....
  • Senate Amendment Would Pause Military Gay Discharges

    New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is considering backing a senate amendment that would pause military discharges based on sexual orientation......
  • Emmy-winning Director Todd Holland to Young, Gay Actors: 'Stay in the Closet'

    At Outfest on Sunday afternoon, three-time Emmy winning and openly gay director Todd Holland told a small audience that he advises young, gay male actors to "stay in the closet."...
  • In Defense of Bruno

    Bruno documents the real hatred and craziness gripping many corners of this country. Sacha Baron Cohen pushes people to confront homosexuality, and he exposes violent and shocking intolerance....
  • Welcome to the Gayby Boom

    Under the sheer concrete weight of scientific evidence, anybody who continues to oppose gay parents is letting their prejudice cloud their judgment....
  • Same-Sex Penguin Couple Split

    Linda the penguin has split up two male penguins who lived as a nesting couple for six years at the San Francisco Zoo, caretakers said....
  • Ensign's 'C Street House' Owned By Group Touting Plans For Christian World Control

    Video reveals politically connected church's bizarre plans control of "seven key sectors" of society. ...
  • Cheney Ordered CIA To Lie To Congress

    Dick Cheney directed the CIA 8 years ago not to inform Congress about a nascent counterterrorism program that CIA Director Leon Panetta terminated in June, officials with direct knowledge of the matter said Saturday....
  • Chaz Bono Steps Out With Girlfriend Jennifer Elia (PHOTOS)

    Cher's son Chaz Bono made his first public appearance since announcing his female-male gender transition. Thursday he and girlfriend Jennifer Elia came to the 2009 Outfest film festival's opening night gala of 'La Mission' in LA. ...
  • The Military’s ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Policy On Racism And Extremism

    With more than 12,500 valuable service members discharged since 1994 for nothing more than their sexual orientation, it seems that the military is kicking out the wrong people. ...
  • Dr. King’s SCLC Moves To Oust L.A. Chapter President Over His Support For Gay Rights

    The civil rights group founded by Dr. Martin Luther King  is seeking to remove the president of its LA chapter, in response to his role in organizing opposition to  Prop. 8....
  • The Ultimate Irony: Health Care Industry Adopts Big Tobacco's PR Tactics

    When it comes to deceitful public relations techniques, the health insurance industry has been learning well from Big Tobacco....
  • Indian Guru: "Yoga Cures Homosexuality"

    Yoga is a practice of mental and physical discipline that has numerous healthful benefits, including increases in strength and flexibility, the reduction of stress, and now, according to one well-known practitioner, heterosexuality. ...
  • Take a Straight Person to Lunch

    Heterosexuality is in crisis. What if Ensign and Sanford were in open relationships with their partners and had to negotiate honestly with them, without benefit of giant civil and religious institutional support like say, oh, gay people?  ...