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  • Male Or Female? Coloring Provides Gender Cues

    Our brain is wired to identify gender based on facial cues and coloring, according to a new study published in the Journal of Vision. ...
  • Empathy vs. The Alternative

    So, here we go again. Another nominee for the United States Supreme Court and another opportunity for politicians to see who can sink the lowest, the fastest. Isn't this a great country? ...
  • When the People Are Wrong -- A Son's Defense of His Father's Gay Marriage

    The opposition may never change their minds. But their children will, and if not them then their grandchildren. ...
  • Bush, Clinton Team Up in Toronto; Clinton Says His View on Gay Marriage Is ‘Evolving’

    That's nice... The man who started it all with the signing of The Defense Of Marriage Act (DOMA) now has second thoughts.  Gee, thanks, Bill......
  • Gay Rights Groups to Ted Olson: Thanks, but No Thanks

    Ultraconservative lawyer Ted Olson (who defended Bush in Bush v. Gore) wants to fight for gay marriage but many are skeptical of his motives....
  • This Prom Queen Is a Man, Baby!

    Sergio Garcia, a gay student, beats out the female candidates. His campaign started out as a bit of a stunt, but it ended up generating dialogue about gender roles on the L.A. campus....
  • That Empathy Thing

    We all make decisions and take risks in daily life. Where in our lives we take those risks directs how those risks affect us....
  • The Solace That Gay Marriage Brings

    We are not simply a faaaaabulous community wanting an excuse to throw an engagement party. We are a damaged minority seeking solace. That solace can come in the symbol of a gold ring....
  • The Big Gay Shrug

    Sorry, enemies of gay marriage. Prop 8 or no, you've already lost....
  • David Hyde Pierce On His Marriage, Prop 8 Anger

    David Hyde Pierce talked about his anger over Prop 8 on "The View" on Thursday. ...
  • Obama’s Pick Sotomayor Derided by Conservatives For Empathy

    Conservatives insist that empathy is a touchy-feely code word for pro-choice and pro-LGBT rights. ...
  • Marriage Opponents’ Greatest Fears Realized

    New studies show that marriage is a good thing. For everyone. So all those arguments that same-sex marriage will weaken the institution? Not true....
  • Freedom of Conscience Spurned at Liberty U, Whining Ensues by Falwell

    Is this the start of a wave of censoring the work of students? ...
  • Bush v. Gore Lawyers, Join Forces To Challenge Proposition 8

    Theodore B. Olson and David Boies argue that Proposition 8, violates the U.S. Constitution's guarantee of equal protection and due process....
  • The Big Gay Chip on My Shoulder

    Just as whites fought for African Americans and Christians for Jews, straight people must stand up and be a voice for gay people. We've been here before....
  • To Win Marriage Equality, We Need A Divorce

    POP PSYCHOLOGY has long had a term for the political marriage between LGBT people and the Democrats–it is a dysfunctional relationship....
  • Bad Religion’s Comeback in the Golden State

    Religious groups used scare tactics, and a lot of money, to sway the vote on Prop 8 — so why are some of their leaders being welcomed at the "progressive" table?...
  • Fall to Your Knees for Bigotry

    On July 5 the FRC hopes to have thousands of congregations fall to their knees to pray for victory over the evil abortionists and queers. What about feeding the hungry?...
  • The Road from Here to Marriage Equality

    Today we must turn anger into action. With five states already on their way to marriage equality, it's our job to make sure history moves faster towards equality here in California. ...
  • Marie Osmond Embraces Lesbian Daughter

    Marie Osmond: So what if my daughter is gay?...