Gender and Sexuality

Why Vermont’s Marriage Equality Matters Why Vermont’s Marriage Equality Matters

The legalization of same-sex marriage in Vermont could be a signal of where the freedom-to-marry movement is heading.

Apr 8, 2009 / Editorial / Michael Corcoran

When Culture Trumps Law When Culture Trumps Law

On paper Brazil's abortion ban has a rape exception, but in reality victims are denied choice.

Apr 2, 2009 / Feature / Emma Sokoloff-Rubin

Back Talk: Michelle Goldberg Back Talk: Michelle Goldberg

Journalist Michelle Goldberg discusses the past fifty years of global reproductive issues.

Mar 26, 2009 / Back Talk Conversations / Christine Smallwood

‘Global Gag Rule’ Lifted ‘Global Gag Rule’ Lifted

With little fanfare, Obama has reversed one of the most damaging GOP policies ever visited on developing nations, which deprived millions of women of family planning services.

Jan 25, 2009 / Feature / Barbara Crossette

Bishop Gene Robinson on Hope for Obama, LGBT President Bishop Gene Robinson on Hope for Obama, LGBT President

With Barack Obama's inauguration, Gene Robinson has hope that an openly gay person can become president in the future.

Jan 21, 2009 / Video / The Daily Show

Prop 8: Did Mormons Go to Far? Prop 8: Did Mormons Go to Far?

The IRS forbids religious organizations from "substantially" lobbying for political legislation. Did the Mormon Church violate this law?

Jan 15, 2009 / Video / American News Project

Episcopal Church Splits Over Gay Equality Episcopal Church Splits Over Gay Equality

The Episcopal Church's promotion of an openly gay clergyman has created a serious rift within the religious community, threatening the future of the denomination.

Dec 29, 2008 / Feature / Drew Haxby

The Kiss The Kiss

Let us pause, amid the muddle of the moment in this season of renewal and fresh starts, to consider fundamental things.

Dec 23, 2008 / Editorial / JoAnn Wypijewski

Good God, Bad God Good God, Bad God

If Rick Warren, Barack Obama and the gay community can find common ground, it'll be on civil, not religious, grounds. So let's separate church and state.

Dec 23, 2008 / Editorial / Richard Kim

Radio Nation with Laura Flanders Radio Nation with Laura Flanders

Richard Kim and Sarah Posner on the Obama's controversial embrace of Rick Warren. Plus: Ari Berman on Howard Dean's legacy and more.

Dec 22, 2008 / Audio / Radio Nation

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