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As the movement enjoys a star moment, “controversial” issues risk being left behind.

Woody Allen

For a lot of commentators on all sides, the stakes far exceed the truth of Dylan Farrow’s accusation itself.

LGBT rights march

Many gay activists insist that they were born this way, hey. But what about those who choose otherwise?

Empowered by social media, feminists are calling one another out for ideological offenses. Is it good for the movement? And whose movement is it?

Sochi illustration

The Russian government’s anti-gay scapegoating diverts attention from what appears to be the most corrupt Olympics in history.

They’ve been competing for decades—but now they’re proudly and publicly out.

As a former George Washington University basketball player and the first openly transgender Division I athlete, Kye Allums is no stranger to transgender ignorance in the media.

Wedding ring

Research says yes. So why are conservative policy makers pushing marriage as a panacea for poverty?

Buffer zone

At oral argument, members of the Supreme Court seemed suspicious that a thirty-five-foot buffer was necessary for safe entrance to reproductive health facilities.

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Their crime: "failing to follow college officials' instructions" about protesting.

May 31, 2013

Rape jokes, anti-feminist jibes and other forms of hate speech are—in the public eye—no longer anomalies.

May 30, 2013

Here’s what you can do to help save Beatriz, the victim of “pro-life” orthodoxy on overdrive.

May 30, 2013

The military’s dismal record on sexual assault shows it just isn’t taking the problem seriously.

May 29, 2013

Republicans are obfuscating the debate by offering a false choice between gender equality and the public financing of elections, when really the two issues are deeply linked.

May 23, 2013

Susan B. Anthony fought her whole life for women’s rights. Now a group using her name wants to win elections to roll them back.

May 22, 2013

SBA is the anti-choice movement’s latest ploy to convince American women that less rights mean progress.

May 22, 2013

Questions of VIDA, and women’s authority to offer opinions, were discussed in a lively panel on Women and Criticism.

May 14, 2013

The kidnapped women in Cleveland, sexual assault in the military, the NRA’s “Ex-Girlfriend” bleeding target—do we see a pattern?

May 9, 2013

Now that the NBA center has come out—the first current pro athlete to do so—what's next for LGBT equality?

May 1, 2013