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Gay-Baiting in the Military Under 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

AOL's buyout of Time Warner may have been this year's largest new media/old media merger, but in terms of sheer market consolidation, PlanetOut's purchase of Liberation Publications in late March

What makes an American writer? In today's narrow, backlashed literary
market the chain of command is quite clear. The "greats" are Updike,
Pynchon, Mailer, Bellow and Roth.

Scheduled for April 30, the Millennium March on Washington for Equality--the fourth national lesbian and gay rally on the Mall--may sound like your standard, good old-fashioned mass march on Wash

W hen the Vermont Supreme Court ruled December 20 that denying the statutory benefits and protections of marriage to same-sex couples was discriminatory, conservatives began frothing at the mouth

Jared Nayfack was 11 years old and living in the heart of conservative Orange County, California, when he told his best friend from school that he was gay--"and my friend then came out to me," sa

Few Latino writers have challenged homophobia and machismo as fiercely as Jaime Manrique.

Thomas Wolfe wrote that you can't go home again. Alix Kates Shulman disagrees.

There's a bill speeding its way through Congress that would shred much of the protection against discrimination provided by the dozens of local and state gay civil rights laws.

When Republican Senator Al D'Amato was endorsed for re-election last November by the Human Rights Campaign--the nation's wealthiest gay civil rights lobby--the HRC's appalling decision crystalliz

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Best Buy and Target are helping fund an antigay political action committee.

August 4, 2010

California's infamous anti-gay Prop 8 has been overturned! In this recent related slideshow, The Nation looks at the status of major gay rights issues including marriage, and the obstacles activists still need to conquer in order to finally achieve equality.

August 4, 2010

Daniel Redman appears on The Nation on Grit TV to describe how the juvenile justice system sends queer youth to prison in disproportionate numbers, fails to protect them from violence and discrimination while they're inside and condones attempts to turn them straight.

July 8, 2010

Inside the battle for healthcare reform. Plus: Two must-see videos and a special honor for The Nation.

July 2, 2010

Proposition 8, "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and Civil Unions? Nation Senior Editor Richard Kim and writer Reihan Salam talk it all out on Bloggingheads.tv.

June 24, 2010

In a world where baby steps donate progress, even a compromise seems like a stride. Will Barack Obama come throw and give the executive order to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell?

May 26, 2010

This year’s 14th annual Day of Silence on April 16 brings awareness to the schoolyard harassment of LGBT students.

April 14, 2010

 Non-news led the news at the Times when Petraeus met the Armed Services Committee.

March 19, 2010

 Glenn Beck to Eric Massa: I can quit you.

March 11, 2010

New clothing rules reveal Morehouse College's disregard for the T in LGBT.

October 20, 2009