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In January 1948 Dutton brought out the third novel of a promising young
writer named Gore Vidal. The publishing house was nervous.
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision in favor of gay
marriage may have set off a political earthquake, but as a matter of law
it was a no-brainer.
Early on the crisp morning of October 15, the archbishops of
thirty-seven of the thirty-eight provinces of the Anglican Communion
(known as primates) gathered in closed session at Lambeth Palac
The GOP embrace of homophobia is more than simply a sop to the far right.
Bayard Rustin forged a remarkable career as a social activist. Briefly a
member of the Young Communist League, he repudiated communism but
remained a socialist throughout his life.
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In America, it is a civil institution, not a religious one.
The Supreme Court's sweeping June 26 ruling in Lawrence v. Texas
came almost seventeen years to the day after one of the darkest moments
in the history of the gay movement.
So it looks like Rick Santorum won't go the way of Trent Lott.
A lonely Cracker Barrel restaurant stands alongside the highway that
runs near my house.
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