Gay Rights

Did Gawker Decide to Stop Being Gawker?
July 17, 2015

Tabloid journalism has more complicated roots than the simple pursuit of viral content.

Gay Marriage and the GOP Sigh of Relief
June 26, 2015

Many of the official Republican reactions to SCOTUS's marriage equality ruling have an unexpected undertone: relief.

The New Republic’s Campaign for Marriage Equality
June 26, 2015

Today's Supreme Court decision was a very, very long time coming.

The Vanishing Terrain of Gay America
June 23, 2015

A writer returns to the city where he was raised—and exiled—to find what was lost when gay life entered the mainstream.

America Has Not Reached a Transgender Tipping Point
April 27, 2015

The media would like to think so. Our laws and statistics prove otherwise.

Why Women's Colleges Still Matter in the Age of Trans Activism
February 16, 2015

Campus fights to erase references to women are indistinguishable from old-school misogyny.

Does Gay Male Culture Have a Misogyny Problem?
December 15, 2014

Rose McGowan and Azealia Banks aren't totally wrong.

The U.S. Government Should Stop Discriminating Against Gay Blood Donors—and Start Imitating Mexico
November 16, 2014

Other countries have a better way of protecting the blood supply from HIV/AIDS.

Hey Liberals, It's OK to Criticize Muslim Countries' Treatment of Gays
October 13, 2014

What Bill Maher, Ben Affleck, and Reza Aslan are missing.

Pope Francis Just Ripped the Weapons From the Culture Warriors' Hands
October 13, 2014

Voice of the Family called it a "betrayal," so it must be good.