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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

What if heterosexual couples voluntarily refused the benefits of marriage that are denied to most of our gay and lesbian friends and family?

May 14, 2012

How much of an impact will gay donors have in the upcoming presidential election?

May 14, 2012

For years, male Democrats have credited their wives with moving them to the left on gay marriage.

May 7, 2012

Republican opposition to the Violence Against Women Act demonstrates the power and importance including the most marginalized.

April 27, 2012

Recent commentary demonstrates why Rick Santorum’s backward sexual politics are so appealing to Republicans.

February 20, 2012

Had I been married, to Newt, I would have been more than happy to let other women have him.

January 19, 2012

Faith, morality and “family values” are back now that the Republican primary has moved south. 

January 19, 2012

The media love reporting on year-to-year fluctations in the American teen birth rate. Less attention is paid to the fact that teen pregnancy is exponentially more common in the United States than in other developed world nations.

November 18, 2011

New York City’s new sex ed curriculum is based on real evidence: very young teens are having sex, and need to know how to stay safe.

October 26, 2011

Over a thousand feminists gathered at SlutWalk NYC on Saturday to protest victim-blaming. Will the world get the message?

October 3, 2011