| May 22, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Jason Collins' coming out received large media fanfare. Brittney Griner's was met with something close to a yawn.
The debate over what caused the difference has been pretty public, with some pointing to sexism, others to the way heterosexual men react...
| May 21, 2013
In “The Hangover: Part III,” Justin Bartha’s Doug isn’t just lost or sidelined while his pals and brother-in-law deal with constant mayhem. He’s kidnapped and an organized crime boss threatens his life.
| May 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"The New Normal" was supposed to be the new normal.
After "Modern Family" brought two gay dads into the spotlight on ABC, NBC was bringing audiences a show that put a gay family at its center. "The New Normal" executive producer Ryan Murphy had...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Jason Collins did the right thing.
He did the courageous thing.
And he should be applauded and accepted for what he did this week.
But do not for a second believe that the uniform message of approval flooding in about Collins being the first openly gay...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 10:06 AM
I don't know of anyone who actually likes the Brad Paisley-LL Cool J track "Accidental Racist." But Stephen Colbert may have expressed his displeasure best.
"This song suuuucks," he said on Wednesday night's edition of "The Colbert Report" on Comedy...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura A. Neuman has launched an investigation into allegations that county Police Chief Larry Tolliver used homophobic slurs and retaliated against officers whose testimony led to her predecessor's criminal conviction for...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:11 PM
It will happen one day, hopefully soon. The announcement will be accompanied by a frenzied media circus, complete with carnival barkers and clowns shouting out homophobic slurs. There will also be rational minds who will simply laugh at the absurdity of...
| Apr 12, 2013
Maybe it really is as simple as it sounds.
That for the NHL and its players, establishing a partnership with the You Can Play project — which fights homophobia and advocates for the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual athletes in...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:45 AM
In what possible way is Dr. Ben Carson's belief that marriage is between a man and a woman "in conflict with [Johns Hopkins University's] core values of diversity, inclusion and respect," as Hopkins Dean of Medicine Dr. Paul B. Rothman put it in a...
| Apr 4, 2013
Mike Rice had to be fired. He repeatedly demeaned young men. He abused his position of authority. He not only violated the ideals of coaching, he ran roughshod through the boundaries of common human decency.
Yet here's the thing. If ESPN "Outside the...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 12:45 PM
I found Dan Rodricks' column on Dr. Ben Carson jaded and biased ("Ben Carson's biblically based conservatism," March 31).
Mr. Rodricks accused Dr. Carson of making homophobic remarks, but it was just his opinion that the remarks were homophobic in...