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  • A Gross Unfairness: The Workings of the Straight State

    The harm done by the restriction on the immigration rights of same-sex non-citizen partners is no less than that caused by the widely debated federal laws and policies that render gay people second-class citizens ...
  • Quakers 'To Allow Gay Marriages'

    One of the UK's oldest Christian denominations - the Quakers - looks set to extend marriage services to same-sex couples at their yearly meeting later....
  • U.S. Miliary Accused Of Atrocities Against Iraqi Gays

    Refugee tells stunned audience that soldiers detained, executed gay civilians....
  • Are the Feds Finally Cracking Down on Right-Wing Terrorists?

    Government agents round up a white separatist accused of a bombing. What took them so long?...
  • Rachel Maddow's Omission: Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Explain Obama's Thinking

    Earlier this week, Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.) introduced -- and then withdrew -- an amendment that would have prevented the military from using money to carry out Don't Ask, Don't Tell, the policy that forces military gays and lesbians to stay in the closet....
  • Don’t Let Conservatives Badmouth Our Northern Neighbors’ Health Care

    Conservatives are notorious for slandering or demonizing foreign nations when they act in ways wisely contrary to hidebound right-wing dogma....
  • "Ex-Gay" Common Ground More of a Killing Ground

    Columnist Dan Gilgoff, in reporting on the conflict between gays and ex-gay ministries, forgets that there are, in fact, happy, healthy, gay Christians. ...
  • They Don't Mind 'Cause You Don't Matter

    According to a recent ABC News/Washington Post poll, 54percent of Americans oppose an investigation into the Bush administration's policy on the detention and torture of suspected terrorists....
  • Three Bombs Thrown Onto Track At Gay Games

    A Seattle-area athlete needed medical treatment Tuesday after small bombs were thrown onto the track at the start of a relay run at the World Outgames. ...
  • Women’s Lives: The Misogynist Football In The Healthcare Debate

    One of the very real dangers in the debate on how to fix American healthcare is that women's health will become a bargaining chip......
  • Denialogues and Politically Transmitted Diseases

    American conservatism could be described as a movement of denialogues, people whose ideology is based on disavowing physical realities....
  • Let The Games Begin

    "Come on sugar daddy," reads the sign on the entrance to a DIY shanty town erected next to Copenhagen's royal library. This is One Love City, one of the many public art installations designed to coincide with the "Gay Olympics" running this week in Copenh...
  • MoveOn.org Releases Ad About Clean Energy Jobs Featuring Sarah Palin

    MoveOn.org has a new television ad featuring the now former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin that focuses on the Republican Party's opposition to green jobs. ...
  • LGBT Marriage, Michael Jackson & My Dead Dad

    Disallowing the privilege of marriage to same sex couples devastates the custody rights of children of the relationship, and delivers a huge financial burden on the surviving partner in a same sex relationships when one partner dies. ...
  • Daniel Radclife: I Loathe Homophobia

    Daniel Radcliffe talks about gay issues and politics in a no holds barred exclusive interview in Attitude Magazine....
  • Marriage Licenses, Concealed Gun Licenses, and the Full Faith and Credit Clause

    Although states are required to recognize divorces and adoptions from other states, the Supreme Court has never ruled that states are required to recognized marriages....
  • Body Language: Michael Jackson and the Illogic of White Superiority

    The King of Pop’s failing body revealed the vulnerabilities of whiteness as the norm, forcing us to rethink assumptions about what can be called ‘flesh tone.’...
  • Jindal Tours Louisiana Attacking ‘Washington Spending’ While Handing Out Jumbo-Sized Stimulus Checks

    Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) declared the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to be a failure, calling it a “stimulus that has not stimulated.” ...
  • Seven Republican Cowards

    Seven Republican cowards failed to vote on the Matthew Shepard Act. ...
  • Gay Bishops & Gay Marriage in Church History

    Many medieval and classical scholars have produced abundant evidence of clearly homosexual clergy, bishops, and even saints, and of church recognition of same sex unions....