Gender and Sexuality

Gay Muslims Unveiled in ‘Jihad for Love’ Gay Muslims Unveiled in ‘Jihad for Love’

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.

Nov 17, 2007 / Feature / Rashi Kesarwani

ART in America ART in America

Two new books explore the possibilities and ethical complications of assisted reproductive technology.

Nov 8, 2007 / Books & the Arts / Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow

With Facts on Our Side With Facts on Our Side

Faced with a choice between facts and theology, antichoicers choose the latter every time.

Oct 18, 2007 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Does the ‘T’ Stand Alone? Does the ‘T’ Stand Alone?

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

Oct 17, 2007 / Feature / Christopher Lisotta

Homos, Hypocrites and Haters Homos, Hypocrites and Haters

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.

Sep 4, 2007 / Editorial / Timothy Patrick McCarthy

The Gay Presidential Debate The Gay Presidential Debate

What do the Democratic presidential candidates talk about when they talk about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues?

Aug 10, 2007 / Feature / E.J. Graff

Opportunities in Abstinence Training Opportunities in Abstinence Training

Chastity advocates: Lay off the adolescents and concentrate on the vast numbers of middle-aged and elderly who aren't getting any. Make them feel good about their lifestyle choice!

Aug 1, 2007 / Editorial / Barbara Ehrenreich

The Virginity Mystique The Virginity Mystique

Wendy Shalit's new book pits "good girls" against "girls gone wild." But where's the middle ground?

Jul 19, 2007 / Feature / Nona Willis Aronowitz

A Challenge to Progressives on Choice A Challenge to Progressives on Choice

New reproductive technologies that could allow the rich to become genetically richer and the poor even more disadvantaged are challenging progressives to take a fresh look at core ...

Jul 18, 2007 / Editorial / Samuel Berger

Sanger vs. Sanger Sanger vs. Sanger

Demonized for decades by ideological foes on the right and left, the mother of the birth control movement is finally able to speak for herself.

Jul 12, 2007 / Books & the Arts / Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow