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  • For ‘Death Panels’ Before She Was Against Them? Palin Endorsed End Of Life Counseling As Governor

    On April 16th 2008, then Gov. Sarah Palin endorsed some of the same end of life counseling she now decries as a form of euthanasia....
  • Anti-Gay 'Focus On The Family' Faces Dire Financial Straits

    A "serious budget shortfall" at Focus on the Family has prompted the conservative Christian group to issue a special fundraising plea......
  • Billie Jean King Gets Official Recognition As Agent Of Change

    On Aug. 12, tennis legend Billie Jean King will be duly recognized for her role as a game-changer of history. This is the day President Obama will bestow on her the Medal of Freedom....
  • 10th Circuit Affirms Reversal of Asylum Claim by Gay Brasilian Man

    In a unanimous three-judge panel ruling issued on July 31, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit has affirmed a decision by a single member of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) to reverse a grant of asylum by an Immigration Judge to a gay Br...
  • When My Husband Became a Woman, I Realized I Was a Sexist

    When my husband transitioned, it made me face all of the terrible gender stereotypes I carry around....
  • The Real Threat to Marriage? Love!

    The Institute on Religion and Democracy tells us that the ideal of romantic love is weakening the bond of marriage. Perhaps they’d like a return to the whole “women as property” thing? Or is it that marriage is solely for procreation?...
  • Exodus, Ex-gays & Diabolical Perversion

    Ex-gays, "cures" for homosexuality and the possibility of change in orientation are back in the news, with the APA conference now under way in Toronto. ...
  • Why Does Obama Use Executive Power for Everything But Gay Troops?

    Sometimes moral and political leadership really are one and the same. Ending the needless firing of gay troops is one of those times....
  • How Churches May Actually Help Gays Win the Marriage Fight

    Religious communities don't have to be the enemy of gay rights -- in fact, as some are showing, they can help swing votes for equality. ...
  • AAA: Like a Good Neighbor

    Don't confuse AAA with AFA: one is a venerable roadside assistance company that gladly offers family discounts to gay and lesbian couples, the other is a right-wing group that would like to strand vulnerable people by the side of the road....
  • Women And Queers Share Enemies

    By focusing on the vulnerable targets of those who have not yet experienced full equality, the Right’s leaders have been able to use existing sexism, homophobia, and transphobia to fan the flames of prejudice for its larger agenda of seeking and maintai...
  • Wise Latina Confirmed

    The confirmation of President Obama's first Supreme Court nominee is a victory for all Americans who believe in equal justice....
  • Let The Sun Shine In: Marriage Equality Comes to Broadway

    The quintessential protest musical, Hair, is back on Broadway some forty years later, with the spotlight on what many consider to be the biggest civil rights issue of our era: marriage equality....
  • Asylum Pitfalls May Await the Transgender Applicant

    The asylum officer could not imagine what harm will befall Cristina based on her transgender identity because she doesn’t "look transgender." She looks like a "regular" woman....
  • STILETTOS AND STEEL Exposes A Hidden Piece Of LGBT History

    STILETTOS AND STEEL is based on Jeri Estes' true life adventures after running away from middle class suburbia in 1965. ...
  • ‘Gaydar’ Is Real — For Women, Too

    Wondering if she's a lesbian? Your first instinct is probably right....
  • The Intimate Dance of Sexuality and Spirituality

    It is unfortunate that so many people today believe that religious faith and sexual enjoyment are somehow hostile, opposed - especially outside of marriage and procreation.  Yet it need not be so.  ...
  • Why Are People So Afraid of Bisexuals?

    As society's shape-shifters, bisexuals mess with everybody's idea of sexual orientation....
  • The New Yorker Magazine's Strange Embrace of Hate-Spewing Shock Jock Michael Savage

    A recent puff piece in the New Yorker legitimizes Savage's hate crusade.  ...
  • Want Marriage Equality? Follow the Money

    No matter what Welton Gaddy might hope, anti-gay religious groups are not interested in finding common ground on marriage equality—they need the conflict to fill their coffers....