A Scrappy Atlanta 'Zine Has Started a Nasty Debate About a Gay Icon and Free Expression
January 31, 2014

Does a magazine that made insensitive remarks deserve to be put out of business?

Macklemore Is Right. Being Gay Isn't a Choice, It's a Civil Rights Issue.
January 30, 2014

There's a difference between choosing an identity and having a sexual orientation.

I Wasn't Born This Way. I Choose to Be Gay.
Macklemore sends the wrong LGBT message in 'Same Love'
January 28, 2014

Macklemore sends the wrong LGBT message in "Same Love."

A Gender-Neutral Pronoun Won't Work in English. We're Stuck With "She" and "He."
January 24, 2014

It would have saved Grantland some headaches, but it's hopeless.

The Mistake That Doomed The Grantland Story About a Putter
January 19, 2014

A Grantland piece about a putter evinced extreme insensitivity toward transgender people, marring the whole article.

Stop Fawning Over Pope Francis at the Expense of Women and Gay Rights
December 29, 2013

It's time for some perspective on papal hype

Obama's Olympic Message to Putin: We're Here, We're Queer
December 19, 2013

Barack Obama's excellent Olympic snub of the Russian autocrat 

While No One Was Watching, Social Conservatives Just Lost Their Stranglehold on the GOP
November 18, 2013

A recent Senate vote is good news for those who care about tolerance

It Sure Sounds Like John Boehner Just Said He Opposes All Anti-Discrimination Laws
November 05, 2013

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) will likely pass the Senate after it won a procedural vote Monday. The bill would “ban sexual orientation or gender identity discrimination in most workplaces,” as BuzzFeed’s Chris Geidner puts it.

Only the Capitol Shooting Could Bring LGBT Activists and a Kansas Senator Together
October 03, 2013

“Lockdown during the shutdown—what’s the next ‘down’ to happen?” an Orrin Hatch staffer joked after the Hill lockdown was lifted. “Break-it-down?”