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Hollywood stars like Jack Black, John C. Reilly and Neil Patrick Harris parody the absurdity of the religious right's pro-Prop 8 position...in song.

Newt Gingrich's sister speaks out about her brother's homophobia and the backlash to Prop 8 in California.

Is sexual promiscuity in Iran a sign of political ferment or of an unmoored generation's dissipated energies?

If the courts don't overturn Proposition 8, expect an initiative challenging it to appear on a California ballot.

The Nation's Richard Kim explores why the No on Prop 8 campaign failed to gain much momentum in California.

Reflecting on the success of the anti-gay Prop 8 measure in California, Olbermann makes the case for love and understanding.

With bald lies and racial pandering, an anti-gay marriage intiative succeeds in California.

Jon Stewart rips Proposition 8, an initiative that would rewrite the constitution to eliminate the rights of same-sex couples to marry in California.

Behind the scrim of boom times there was always debt and sex--and the intimate economy of panic and desire.

The old warrior deploys sex as a central political weapon to recharge his potency and his party's fortunes. Is there a trap here?

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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