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Virginia's governor repeals protection against sexual discrimination and may cut funding to Planned Parenthood.

Leading gay rights activist Tony Kushner explains why Obama's first year signals a bright future for LGBT issues.

Charles Pugh's sexual orientation took a back seat to Detroit voters' concerns about the economy and unemployment.

Since California's Prop 8, gay activists of a new generation have jumped into the fray.

At this past weekend's National Equality March, fury, or at least frustration, with the president trumped hope. On four key gay rights reforms, the administration's support is decidedly mixed at best.

A grassroots group for LGBT activism, born at last weekend's National Equality March, plans to push Obama harder than established gay rights groups will.

Some National Football League players appear to be turning over a new leaf when it comes to gay rights, but a history of homophobia still haunts the sport.

The Nation's Richard Kim and others discuss the admittedly provocative antics of Sacha Baron Cohen's latest creation.

Blogs

A company that supports hate runs the risk of being told that it’s not welcome.

July 31, 2012

Why are some liberals misrepresenting the debate and claiming corporations have First Amendment rights?

July 30, 2012

Was Sally Ride’s choice to stay private about sexual orientation a personal one? In a country increasingly fractured on equality, the personal unfortunately remains political.

July 25, 2012

Can activists gathering in Washington, DC, for the International AIDS Conference get Obama and the world to listen?

July 18, 2012

From marriage to the military, LGBTQ people have won acceptance. Now can we tackle the unacceptable levels of fear, poverty and shame that pervade our society?

June 25, 2012

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

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

May 7, 2012

Eric takes on the Washington Post, Reed Richardson dives into the Proposition 8 marriage equality battle, and the mail.

May 5, 2011

Three printing companies have refused to publish the spring edition of an LGBT magazine at Kent State University, citing concerns over its images and language.

April 28, 2011

After a two-decade campaign, LGBT groups and their allies celebrate the removal of the last major hurdle to ending discrimination against gays and lesbians in the military.

December 18, 2010