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Happy Valentine’s: Sen. Ted Cruz introduces State Marriage Defense Act

On Thursday, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) jumped into the gay marriage debate right before the Valentine's Day holiday introducing a bill that defends the...

Federalism & Administrative Violence: A Candid Response to the End of...

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled today that DOMA (The Defense of Marriage Act) is unconstitutional in a 5-4 majority decision. A...

Safe Haven for Homophobes

The Internet erupted in chatter this morning when the Supreme Court of the United States issued its highly anticipated rulings on United States v...

Gay Rights Advocates Owe Immigration Reform Supporters a Pass

Last week’s historic advancing of a landmark immigration reform bill created a “tit for tat” moment among minority and gay allies when gay rights...

SCOTUS Turns to DOMA Today; Experts Say Justices May Strike it...

For the second day in a row, the Supreme Court addressed gay marriage. Yesterday the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the constitutionality of...

Rob Portman & Hillary Clinton: There’s a Right and Wrong Way...

Within a week of each other former Secretary of State and presumptive 2016 frontrunner Hillary Clinton and perpetual VP sleeper Senator Rob Portman (R-OH)...

Black, Gay, and the Struggle with Marriage Equality

I often find myself pondering whether the LGBT movement is becoming one based on entitlement and privilege.

Puerto Rico’s LGBT Community Receives Bipartisan Support

In an otherwise conservative "state" (unincorporated territory, to be precise), LGBT rights received support from members of both political parties in the Island. San...

Justice For All: DOMA, Tam O’Shaughnessy… Remembering Sally Ride

This is the first of a two part tribute to Dr. Sally Ride, Sherman Hemsley, and Lupe Ontiveros. See part two here. After expressing my...

Remembering Alex Okrent

“Alex Okrent possessed a tenacious drive and an indefatigable spirit, both of which he applied in the fierce pursuit to further progressive values in the election,...