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Mary Cheney has devoted her entire career to providing cover for lesbian-hating organizations.

Being a gay or lesbian Republican isn't easy. Social conservatives condemn your "homosexual lifestyle," while your friends (and lovers) on the left see you as part of the antigay problem.

How Jim McGreevey perfected the art of swimming in the mainstream.

Bush keeps claiming to represent "normal" Americans at the expense of "the other."

To wed is to lose one's precious distance from conformity.

The religious right's sense of siege is fueling a resurgence.

Gay nuptials combine pomp and protest.

A forum with Ellen Willis, Martha Fineman, Patricia Hill Collins, Judith Butler, Susan Brownmiller, E.J. Graff, Michael Eric Dyson, Judith Stacey and others.

The marriage-equality movement confronts anti-gay sentiment among blacks.

Blogs

House votes 250-175 to end "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." Log Cabin Republicans tell Senate Republicans, it's time to stop stalling and let ready-and-able patriotic Americans serve in military.

December 16, 2010

A DoD study group has determined that repealing the policy will not damage the military.

November 30, 2010

The Nation's Richard Kim speaks with the hosts of Democracy Now! about the end of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, America's culture of homophobia and how politicians continue to fan the flames of hate.

October 13, 2010

In his unrelenting online attacks on the University of Michigan's first openly gay president, assistant attorney general Andrew Shirvell feeds America's culture of violent homophobia.

October 5, 2010

In a campus chalking campaign Monday, students fight against LGBT suicides

October 4, 2010

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