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It’s how I came to understand that the world—and all oppression—is connected.

Even though there's plenty to be proud of after this year's Pride weekend, there's still a long way to go for the LGBTQ movement.

The Hunger Games

Katniss Everdeen is a new kind of pop heroine. No boy-crazy shopaholic, she's a complex character on a quest of her own.

Gays and lesbians in some states may legally wed, but until DOMA is repealed, they still can't enjoy federal rights.

It took opportunistic politicians and ridiculous, shameful language on religious exemptions, but gay and lesbian New Yorkers can finally tie the knot.

Lieutenant Dan Choi joins The Nation to discuss his recent arrest and how restricting protest is just another way to suppress freedom of speech.

Daniel Redman joins The Nation on Grit TV to describe how the brutal and dysfunctional juvenile justice system sends queer youth to prison in disproportionate numbers, fails to protect them from violence and discrimination while they're inside and to this day condones attempts to turn them straight.

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.

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.

Blogs

Pressed by GOP mayor and state’s largest paper, governor moves to rework law condemned by LGBT groups.

March 31, 2015

At least six transgender women have been killed in the United States since January. A new partnership wants to help stem the tide of violence.

February 19, 2015

The murder of a transgender woman in the Philippines reveals the homophobia in the Marine Corps and the dangers of US military presence in the region.

October 29, 2014

Marriage licenses will be issued immediately after the Court declined to hear challenges.

October 6, 2014

An ad that embraces same-sex marriage signals the change in our politics.

September 9, 2014

Michael Sam, the first openly gay player with a chance of making an NFL team, now finds himself on the outside looking in.

September 2, 2014

Pride month begins in Washington Square Park with the continued legacy of the LGBT Rally for the Homeless.

June 13, 2014

When a federal judge tossed Wisconsin’s marriage ban, kids showed up with flowers and cops brought the cake.

June 7, 2014

A brilliant author who organized with Dr. King and served on the staff of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

May 28, 2014

The journalist and activist talks about his new film, Documented: A Film by an Undocumented Immigrant.

May 1, 2014