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We could bash divorce forever, but what's the point? Even Jesus can't keep unhappy spouses together.

The former president's reversal is the highest-profile one to date. It may also have political implications for the future of the Defense of Marriage Act.

The latest political sex scandal isn't a scandal at all but a circumstance as old and common as time.

The Nation's Richard Kim participates in a panel discussion on the role of LGBT politics within the progressive movement.

Nation contributor Lisa Duggan reflects on the state of the gay rights movement, forty years after Stonewall.

Since Obama traced his dazzling arc to the presidency, his stance on gay rights has become murkier, and more Clintonian.

In the nation's reddest state, Salt Lake City queers are making big love.

It might sound milder, and appear hipper, but it traffics in the same old sexism.

The Nation's Richard Kim joins a panel discussion on the impact of Prop 8 in California being upheld and more.

A rash of teen "sexting" has turned educators and law enforcement officials into instant oglers, hunting for crimes where none are intended.

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Young women are fed up with being pressured to curate their appearance and, by extension, others’ potentially lecherous thoughts about them. They’re fighting back.

August 27, 2014

Hooligan Sparrow, a lone voice for China’s sex workers, is being gagged on the eve of her appearance at the International AIDS Conference in Australia.

July 21, 2014

Northwestern officials will finally comply with the Violence Against Women Act and compile statistics for incidents of dating violence, domestic violence and stalking.

July 3, 2014

A reporter interviews a young woman about her contraceptive choices. 

March 18, 2014

National outcry put Arizona’s discrimantory bill in the spotlight, but at least four other states are still considering similar bills.

February 27, 2014

The conservative Times columnist thinks liberals should agree to restrict abortion in order to fight family inequality. He’s wrong—and he probably knows it. 

January 27, 2014

Let us not dignify this incident by calling it a culture war.

December 26, 2013

If the Barnard administration takes the idea that adult women should have control over their bodies seriously, then students and RAs should be able to decide for themselves how often guests can stay over. 

November 6, 2013

Have you ever noticed how many conservatives cannot believe a sane, sincere, intelligent person could disagree with them? That's a central component of the right-wing mind.

November 6, 2013

The latter half of the sexual assault saga of Jamie Leigh Jones, KBR contractor in Iraq, complicates the familiar media narrative. 

October 24, 2013