| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:11 PM
In the hours after the U.S. Supreme Court handed down decisions in U.S. vs. Windsor and Hollingsworth vs. Perry, health groups chimed in support of the rulings -- and gay marriage.
American Psychological Assn. president Donald Bersoff said in a...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Mitt Romney is the first major-party nominee for president who is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — the Mormons. Here is a brief primer about Mormon history and beliefs:
Who are the Mormons?
The LDS Church claims some...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo and Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, two of the NFL's most outspoken advocates of gay marriage, have taken their fight to the highest court.
The two filed an amicus curiae brief to the Supreme Court of the...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Now that the Defense of Marriage Act is out of the way, we have time to focus on real issues: puppet sex.
A portion of the Internet lost its mind this morning over next week's New Yorker cover (pictured above). Featuring Sesame Street puppets Bert and...
| Dec 7, 2012
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court set the stage Friday for a historic decision on gay rights, announcing it would hear appeals of rulings striking down California's Proposition 8 and the federal law denying benefits for legally married same-sex couples....
| Mar 31, 2013
If the Supreme Court decides the two gay marriage cases it heard last week the way most court watchers believe it will, expect legal and political chaos.
The court seems ready to strike down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, while ruling quite...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:41 PM
It is not unusual to see art that tackles social and political issues, but there's still something startling about Jeffrey Kent's solo show "Preach!" at the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park.
The Baltimore artist zeros in on opposition by some...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
From the well-lighted Argentine restaurant — my suggestion via Yelp — to the 70-degree night, all is well on this second date. As Dylan tactfully yanks shrimp from their shells, he tells me about his Japanese father, who strictly regulated all...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Joining with counterparts from five other states and the District of Columbia, state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the U.S. Supreme Court implicitly arguing that California’s ban on racial preferences by state...
| Nov 18, 2012
Emmy-nominated actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who plays the red-haired lawyer half of a gay couple on the hit ABC comedy "Modern Family," and his real-life partner, Justin Mikita, are mixing fashion with political activism.
The recently engaged pair are...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 10:46 AM
John Rechy should be proud. It was his 1963 novel "City of Night" — the story of a gay street hustler that took place, in part, in downtown’s Pershing Square — that helped carve out a place for gay writing in American literature.