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Newt Gingrich's sister speaks out about her brother's homophobia and the backlash to Prop 8 in California.

Is sexual promiscuity in Iran a sign of political ferment or of an unmoored generation's dissipated energies?

If the courts don't overturn Proposition 8, expect an initiative challenging it to appear on a California ballot.

The Nation's Richard Kim explores why the No on Prop 8 campaign failed to gain much momentum in California.

Reflecting on the success of the anti-gay Prop 8 measure in California, Olbermann makes the case for love and understanding.

With bald lies and racial pandering, an anti-gay marriage intiative succeeds in California.

Jon Stewart rips Proposition 8, an initiative that would rewrite the constitution to eliminate the rights of same-sex couples to marry in California.

Behind the scrim of boom times there was always debt and sex--and the intimate economy of panic and desire.

The old warrior deploys sex as a central political weapon to recharge his potency and his party's fortunes. Is there a trap here?

A desperately needy America warms to the hot married love of Barack and Michelle.

Blogs

Now-former Rutgers coach Mike Rice is just the tip of a homophobic iceberg. What'll it take to melt it away?

April 9, 2013

Hollingsworth v. Perry has a chance of being dismissed without a ruling, leaving a better case to serve as the vehicle for the court's opinion on marriage.

March 29, 2013

According to defenders of DOMA and Prop 8, the purpose of marriage is to entice wayward heterosexuals into committed family life.

February 7, 2013

Kathryn Jean Lopez is disappointed that the first lady holds Beyoncé in such high regard. Even if she didn’t, that wouldn’t stop the racist and sexist attacks aimed at her.

February 5, 2013

Don’t click for misogyny!

February 4, 2013

There is a special place reserved for the late New York City mayor in gay hell.

February 2, 2013

As governor, Romney worked against gay adoption and anti-bullying efforts. 

October 29, 2012

The GOP candidate airbrushed his record on gay rights to win an endorsement from the only Republican LGBT organization. 

October 23, 2012

Why the next feminist battle should be defining rape for the masses.

October 23, 2012

New federal guidelines will allow ICE officers to take into account a same-sex relationship with an American partner when determining whether to pursue a removal proceeding.

September 28, 2012