Gender and Sexuality

Red Scare, Black Scare Red Scare, Black Scare

The birthers, the anticommunist crazies, the "Obama as Witch Doctor" caricatures: they're all of a piece, welded to sex.

Nov 19, 2009 / Editorial / JoAnn Wypijewski

Whose Team Is It, Anyway? Whose Team Is It, Anyway?

Prochoicers have been taking one for the team for too long now. Enough already.

Nov 11, 2009 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Detroit Elects Openly Gay City Council President Detroit Elects Openly Gay City Council President

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

Nov 6, 2009 / Feature / Matthew Wolfe

Stonewall 2.0 Stonewall 2.0

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

Nov 4, 2009 / Feature / Christopher Lisotta

Marriage in Maine in Dead Heat Marriage in Maine in Dead Heat

On November 3, Mainers will decide whether to keep a law that made Maine the fifth state to legalize same-sex marriage. Polls predict a nail-biting finish.

Nov 2, 2009 / Feature / Daniel Chandler

The Right to Remain Naked? The Right to Remain Naked?

Obsessions over sex have little to do with sexual behavior and everything to do with policing.

Oct 28, 2009 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

Gay Activists Split on Obama Gay Activists Split on Obama

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 deci...

Oct 14, 2009 / Feature / Eric Naing

Don’t Ask, Don’t Get Don’t Ask, Don’t Get

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.

Oct 13, 2009 / Feature / Daniel Chandler

Anti-Choice Amendments Fail in Senate Finance Committee Anti-Choice Amendments Fail in Senate Finance Committee

Two anti-choice amendments considered by the Senate Finance Committee today were soundly defeated.

Sep 30, 2009 / Feature / Sharon Lerner

Can the NFL Tackle Homophobia? Can the NFL Tackle Homophobia?

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.

Sep 29, 2009 / Column / Dave Zirin

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