April 27, 2014
Affirmative Action has failed us as a useful took to correct inequal educational opportunity.
Toward the end of act one of Harvey Fierstein's new Broadway play, “Casa Valentina,” the play's dramatic instigator, Charlotte, tries to convince the other cross-dressers staying at the Catskills resort to sign statements proclaiming they are not hom
The NBA will find a way to force racist Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling out, because the players are the ones in-charge now.
April 26, 2014
Slut-Shaming Helen of Troy
If we blame Helen for the Trojan War, what does it say about us?
The double Man Booker–winning novelist on writing for the stage, finishing her Tudor trilogy, and the perils of being a woman in the public eye.
April 25, 2014
Mr. Knowledge Speaks
Interview: The founder of Wikipedia opens up on Turkey's Twitter ban, the NSA, and why net neutrality might not be such a big deal.
It's Time to Ditch Monogamy
The current model of lifelong, cohabiting monogamous partnership has never been such an outdated ideal.
On their own, “affirmative” and “action” are two of the more benign words in the English language; taken together, they’re incendiary.
Even John Boehner admitted that his own party, not Obama, is the key impediment to action.
April 24, 2014
ABC's "Black Box" is an absurdly clumsy example of one of pop culture's most noxious tropes.