Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Gay Marriage

Bringing It: Hillary’s Populist Message To A Diverse America

Hillary’s campaign will be an exercise in persuading Americans, so often discouraged and disillusioned, that she really wants to bring about change — and knows how.

April 12, 2015

Calling All Hoosiers

Surely, somebody had to know that passing a bill that would defend a religion in no need of defending while empowering bigots was going to end badly.

April 2, 2015
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory in December, 2014 (NCDOTCommunications via Flickr)

Don’t Wreck Religious Liberty’s Brand

How marriage equality opponents finally overstepped their bounds — and wrecked what was left of their credibility.

April 2, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Ted Cruz, Small Children, And Metaphors

It turns out that small children aren’t very good with metaphors — and neither is Senator Ted Cruz.

March 17, 2015
MARRIAGE EQUALITY RALLY at the US Supreme Court on First Street between Maryland Avenue and East Capitol Street, NE, Washington DC on Tuesday morning, 26 March 2013 (Elvert Barnes/Flickr)

A Flurry Of Briefs As Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Case Looms

Both sides are gearing up for the April 28 oral argument.

March 6, 2015
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Does The Supreme Court Care That Americans Support Gay Marriage?

Marriage equality in America looks more and more inevitable.

February 26, 2015
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One Gay Marriage Rattles Texas

An unusual case has turned the marriage equality debate in Texas upside down.

February 20, 2015
Photo: British actor Jamie Dornan (R) and US actress Dakota Johnson pose for photographers ahead of the UK Premiere of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' in central London on February 12, 2015 (AFP/Leon Neal)

On Arkansas’ Anti-Gay Law, And Other Ridiculous Headlines

Gene Lyons takes on ‘Fifty Shades of Gray,’ the Brian Williams mess, and more.

February 18, 2015
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Judge Roy Moore Stands On The Wrong Side Of History…Again

Like George Wallace before him, history won’t view the Alabama judge kindly.

February 16, 2015
Winning Marriage

Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘Winning Marriage’

Marc Solomon’s book reveals the strategies and tactics that are winning the civil rights battle of our time.

February 14, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘There’s No Place Like Homophobia’

Jon Stewart suggested the creation of a new word, to be named in honor of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R).

February 12, 2015
President Obama and Chancellor Merkel hold a press conference - DC

Obama Hypocrisy On Gay Marriage Was Ethical

Why Barack Obama was right to lie about gay marriage in 2008.

February 11, 2015
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Cartoon: Marriage Equality, Alabama-Style

Alabama slowly gets used to gay marriage.

February 10, 2015
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Analysis: Handwriting Is On The Wall For Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decision

The Supreme Court has given a strong indication that marriage equality is inevitable in America.

February 9, 2015
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Same-Sex Marriages Begin In Alabama As Some Counties Refuse To Issue Licenses

Alabama faces a Constitutional crisis over gay marriage.

February 9, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: Beyoncé Is ‘Mental Poison’

Iowa Republicans follow Mike Huckabee’s lead, Obama’s evil spirits attack Justin Bieber, and more.

February 6, 2015
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Texas Lawmakers Introducing Measures To Roll Back Advances For Gay Rights

Texas Republicans are going to war against anti-discrimination laws.

February 5, 2015

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Won’t Appeal Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage

Nearly 300 gay and lesbian couples can now be married in Michigan.

February 4, 2015
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Alabama Gay Marriages Could Begin Next Week After Court Lifts Stay

An Alabama appeals court has cleared the way for same-sex marriage in the Heart of Dixie.

February 3, 2015

Late Night Roundup: From The Super Bowl To Snoop Dogg

Conan O’Brien said his hometown of Boston let him down after the Super Bowl — when they *didn’t* riot in victory.

February 3, 2015
David Vitter

Despite Conservative Republicans, Gay Marriage Will Prevail

Republicans have lost this round of the culture war, and there’s no turning back.

January 31, 2015
Mike Huckabee

Praise God And Bash The Gays

Who’s ready for a ‘social conservative’ comeback in 2016?

January 29, 2015
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Mormon Church’s Shift On Gay Rights Follows Series Of Defeats In California

The bruising battle over Proposition 8 caused a Mormon shift on gay rights.

January 28, 2015
Bible Cake

We Could Have Predicted Cake Wars II

The fight against marriage equality keeps getting sillier — and more futile.

January 28, 2015
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Will Modern Marriage Win?

Why marriage equality advocates should expect good news from the Supreme Court.

January 27, 2015