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Arthur C. Danto recalls Robert Rauschenberg, Richard Kim analyzes California's gay marriage ruling.

Champagne corks are popping in the Castro and West Hollywood, but elsewhere in America, the fight is just beginning.

The Spitzer affair's obvious rationality continues to elude the therapists, sexperts and pundits for whom shame is the game.

Just once it would be nice to see a male politician caught in a sex scandal stand up there at a press conference all by himself.

In just two days, Eliot Spitzer went from white knight to shamed ex-governor. But the real loser in all of this is sex itself.

Parvez Sharma's new documentary chronicles the experiences of gay and lesbian Muslims in seven countries, as they struggle to align their sexuality with their religion.

As a gay rights bill moved through Congress, some prominent Democrats tried to exclude protections for transgenders. The LGBT community revolted.

The shaming and resignation of Senator Larry Craig proves that if you're going to be a hypocrite in American politics, it pays to be a straight hypocrite.

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Hollingsworth v. Perry has a chance of being dismissed without a ruling, leaving a better case to serve as the vehicle for the court's opinion on marriage.

March 29, 2013

According to defenders of DOMA and Prop 8, the purpose of marriage is to entice wayward heterosexuals into committed family life.

February 7, 2013

Kathryn Jean Lopez is disappointed that the first lady holds Beyoncé in such high regard. Even if she didn’t, that wouldn’t stop the racist and sexist attacks aimed at her.

February 5, 2013

Don’t click for misogyny!

February 4, 2013

There is a special place reserved for the late New York City mayor in gay hell.

February 2, 2013

As governor, Romney worked against gay adoption and anti-bullying efforts. 

October 29, 2012

The GOP candidate airbrushed his record on gay rights to win an endorsement from the only Republican LGBT organization. 

October 23, 2012

Why the next feminist battle should be defining rape for the masses.

October 23, 2012

New federal guidelines will allow ICE officers to take into account a same-sex relationship with an American partner when determining whether to pursue a removal proceeding.

September 28, 2012

Senate candidate Todd Akin claimed yesterday that “legitimate rape” somehow turns off the female body’s reproductive capabilities. That is absurd.

August 20, 2012