Gender and Sexuality

VideoNation: Tony Kushner on LGBT Rights and Obama’s Agenda VideoNation: Tony Kushner on LGBT Rights and Obama’s Agenda

Leading gay rights activist Tony Kushner explains why Obama's first year signals a bright future for LGBT issues.

Jan 20, 2010 / Video / The Nation Video

The Decade in Feminism, Continued The Decade in Feminism, Continued

Surveying a decade of feminism in 1000 words was clearly beyond my powers of compression even after I'd jettisoned the whole world outside the United States. Several people wr...

Jan 15, 2010 / Blog / Katha Pollitt

Willing to Reconsider Willing to Reconsider

OK, so I've been a feminist against marriage for as long as I can remember but I will if you will.

Jan 13, 2010 / The Notion / Laura Flanders

Terror in Uganda Terror in Uganda

Uganda is a country where homosexuality is already illegal, where violent attacks are common and where rape is used to 'cure' people of their sexual orientation. Now, a shocking ne...

Jan 12, 2010 / Blog / Peter Rothberg

More Ways to Give! More Ways to Give!

One very irate reader complains in the bletters section that Palestine is missing from my donations column. MADRE, which partners with sister organizations around the world, supp...

Dec 23, 2009 / Blog / Katha Pollitt

Round Two: The Coming Battle Over Abortion Funding Round Two: The Coming Battle Over Abortion Funding

The prochoice movement stops playing nice in the fight for healthcare reform.

Nov 23, 2009 / Feature / Sharon Lerner

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

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