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Prop 8: Let’s Get Rid of Marriage Instead!

| August 6, 2010

As the law plays catch-up, Judge Vaughn Walker includes an eloquent analysis of changing gender roles in declaring Proposition 8 unconstitutional. Commentator Sally Kohn argues that the next step should go even further. More »

Letter from a Mama Grizzly to Sarah Palin

Letter from a Mama Grizzly to Sarah Palin

| July 20, 2010

Commentator Sally Kohn, somewhat confused about Sarah Palin's recent outreach video, asks here for a bit of clarification. More »

U.S. Judge Faults Congress in Denying Same-Sex Marriage

U.S. Judge Faults Congress in Denying Same-Sex Marriage

| July 14, 2010

In a strongly worded ruling, the Defense of Marriage Act falls in federal court to a combined challenge by GLAD and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. More »

The Marriage Thing

The Marriage Thing

| May 14, 2010

That the sexual identity of the Supreme Court nominee might be regarded as anyone’s business but her own strikes the author, lead plaintiff in the 1974 women’s discrimination law suit against the New York Times, as a sad anachronism. More »

Just Not Married: Fighting for Equality on Valentine’s Day

| February 12, 2010

Lesbian and gay male couples are ready to step up their protest with creative new tactics—witness the action this morning in New York and see what lies ahead for marriage equality in 2010. More »

Health Care: A Lesbian Mother’s Sudden Passion for Reform

| September 9, 2009

As the author found out, the rules of our broken health care system are so baroque, something entirely unexpected can trip you up, threatening family finances. She asks us to help President Obama sell the nation on reform this week. More »

Tags: Politics, LGBT
Reality and Hope at the White House

Reality and Hope at the White House

| July 8, 2009

At a recent White House reception, the author learned, on LBGT issues, the difference between having a leader or an ally in residence. More »

Tags: Politics, LGBT
QWOC Film Festival Focuses on the Immigrant Experience

QWOC Film Festival Focuses on the Immigrant Experience

| June 18, 2009

WMC Daily News Brief: Twitter, Same-Sex Marriage, Palestinian Refugees in Syria

| April 3, 2009