Marc Tracy
Staff Writer

Gay Tolerance Is Again a Wedge Issue—This Time Against Republicans
February 26, 2014

An anti-gay bill in Arizona could hurt Republicans nationally. How the tables have turned!

In Which the Israeli Prime Minister Gives the German Chancellor a Hitler Mustache
Awkward! But not for the reason you think.
February 25, 2014

Yes, this picture exists. Now let's talk about what it means (and doesn't mean).

Jason Collins Re-Joins the NBA, And We Savor the Moment
February 23, 2014

Jason Collins will become the first openly gay major-sport male athlete tonight. The milestone invites us to think of other milestones.

The Legendary Awfulness of 'Anchorman 2' Continues
February 21, 2014

There's nothing funny about this deeply cynical new version of Anchorman 2.

A New Appointment Causes Hope for Reality-Based Mideast Policy
February 19, 2014

A new Obama administration foreign policy post is attracting some controversy. It's really about getting the best people onboard.

Bill de Blasio's Rubber Stamp?
The inside story of how Melissa Mark-Viverito came to run the New York City Council
February 18, 2014

The untold tale of how a progressive party's long game helped install a City Council partner for Bill de Blasio.

Why the Miami Dolphins Bullying Scandal Indicts The Whole NFL
February 17, 2014

A blockbuster report details how horrifically a Miami Dolphin lineman was bullied by his teammate. What does it say about the league?

Which Team Would Draft Openly Gay Player Michael Sam?
February 10, 2014

A look at the NFL's locker rooms and defensive schemes give us some clues about where Michael Sam will end up.

College Football Prospect Comes Out, Challenging the NFL to Draft Him
February 09, 2014

Michael Sam will be the first openly gay NFL player, if the NFL can get over itself.

It Takes a Democrat To Oppose Homophobic Parades
February 05, 2014

Giuliani and Bloomberg were tolerant of gays. Why do only Democrats boycott a homophobic St. Patrick's Day parade?

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