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Gay rights in Russia

Doesn’t a truly effective fight for LGBT rights in Russia need to be led by Russians?

After the defeat of DOMA, the LGBTQ movement needs to push beyond marriage equality.

Gay rights activist arrested

In Russia, activists struggle against rising homophobia and a government crack down on LGBT rights.

Proposition 8 opponents

Gay rights advocates were hoping that the Court would issue a broad ruling, but the justices seem most concerned with issues of standing.

It’s how I came to understand that the world—and all oppression—is connected.

Even though there's plenty to be proud of after this year's Pride weekend, there's still a long way to go for the LGBTQ movement.

The Hunger Games

Katniss Everdeen is a new kind of pop heroine. No boy-crazy shopaholic, she's a complex character on a quest of her own.

Gays and lesbians in some states may legally wed, but until DOMA is repealed, they still can't enjoy federal rights.

It took opportunistic politicians and ridiculous, shameful language on religious exemptions, but gay and lesbian New Yorkers can finally tie the knot.

Lieutenant Dan Choi joins The Nation to discuss his recent arrest and how restricting protest is just another way to suppress freedom of speech.

Blogs

Last year it was Gabrielle Douglas. Who is The Nation magazine sports editor’s Sportsperson of the Year for 2013?

December 11, 2013

Message of support to LGBTQ youth are a beautiful sign of solidarity, but alone they are inadequate to deal with the depth and scale of the crisis at hand.

November 20, 2013

The future is still very uncertain for the first openly gay NBA player.

October 30, 2013

Protesters are calling for a global response to Russia's odious anti-LGBT laws, but a strategic response is needed. 

August 27, 2013

Morbid thoughts from the sex-advice columnist and founder of It Gets Better.

August 8, 2013

Two federal statutes may keep benefits from some elderly couples and and the spouses of gay veterans.

July 1, 2013

SONG, Southerners on New Ground, reacted to the decisions from the Supreme Court this week by releasing what they call their ‘love song’ to their friends and allies in the movement. They want your help.

June 27, 2013

Hundreds celebrated the overturning of DOMA and the dismissal of Proposition 8.

June 26, 2013

A watershed moment for marriage equality—and Tony Kushner’s moving essay nearly two decades ago: Introducing The Nation Archive!

March 30, 2013

By the end, several Justices appeared skeptical at best over whether their decision should reach the merits.

March 26, 2013