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An NYU law student asks a Supreme Court Justice, "Do you sodomize your wife?"

I never thought I would miss unfair, infuriating, over-the-top Andrea Dworkin.

Though Mike must do what he thinks right,
A lot of us think it's a pity,
Since we were hoping SpongeBob might
Decide to marry in the city.

To describe the election results of November 2 as a setback for LGBT rights is an understatement.

Reservists mutiny in Iraq, old people keel over standing in line for flu shots and all sorts of cats leap out of Bush's bag of secrets: According to Ron Suskind's revelatory New York Times Mag

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."

Blogs

Tell your state legislators that the horrific violence against queer youth in prison must be addressed.

July 12, 2010

A court ruling rejects the Defense of Marriage Act as an affront to the Constitution. Now the question is whether the president and his justice department will defend a bad law.

July 9, 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

The organization that funded research bashing donor conception fights against marriage rights for same-sex couples. Should what they say about non-traditional families be trusted?

June 18, 2010

An Indiana congressman had a lot to say about how others should have sex, until he got caught having sex with someone other than his wife.

May 22, 2010

Andrew Sullivan thinks Elena Kagan should be grilled about her sex life. What a bad idea.

May 10, 2010

In conversation with Alex Witt, The Nation's Dave Zirin says that the most recent allegation of sexual assault against Ben Roethlisberger could indicate the patterned behavior of a sexual predator.

April 19, 2010

Who would have thought that it is easier to be gay in the world of college lacrosse than in men's figure skating? 

February 22, 2010

Today's Tiger Woods press conference was an exercise in painful self-abasement that will achieve the opposite of its intended effect. I haven't seen anything this painfully scripted since the Phantom Menace.

February 19, 2010

Former Vice President Dick Cheney, who has never been as comfortable fighting the culture wars as most conservatives, has endorsed the repeal of the Pentagon's failed "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" experiment. This is rather a big deal.

February 14, 2010