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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.

Alicia Silverstone, Lance Bass and several other stars join forces to spoof the anti-gay National Organization for Marriage ad.

The (totally straight) Colbert Coalition has formed to oppose same-sex marriage--and make a commercial about it.

Blogs

Outside the International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC, thousands of activists took to the White House to call for an end to the laws that drive the epidemic.

July 27, 2012

Young women create their own justice using social media.

July 23, 2012

An article in the Sunday Times fails to see our social and political framework in which its subjects’ life stories developed.

July 17, 2012

Funnily enough, not all comedians are defending Daniel Tosh’s rape jokes.

July 12, 2012

How dress codes discriminate against women.

June 8, 2012

What’s next for the Defense of Marriage Act?

June 1, 2012

Being pregnant, I get a front-row seat to the gender-policing that happens before a baby’s even born.

May 24, 2012

Dharun Ravi's case and the story of Tyler Clementi highlight how far American society has yet to go.

May 22, 2012

Many Americans think the president came out for gay marriage for political motivations. That could be a good thing.

May 15, 2012

There’s a growing trend of criminalizing rape survivors in order to guarantee their testimonies at trial.

May 15, 2012