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  • When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same

    When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same
    “I now pronounce you husband and wife” is no longer the only phrase that can legally issue couples into wedded life in Connecticut. The words can now be “husband and husband” or “wife and wife.” Although those three...
  • Getting Help For Bullied Gay Teens

    In the past two weeks there have been a series of teen boys who have committed suicide because they were bullied at school because their classmates believed that they were gay. Their names were Seth Walsh, Justin Aaberg, Billy Lucas , and Asher Brown....
  • Coming Out

    Coming Out
  • Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Gays In The Military

    Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Gays In The Military
  • Gay Days Fort Lauderdale aims to make a splash

    Gay Days Fort Lauderdale aims to make a splash
    Attending the first edition of Gay Days Fort Lauderdale will be similar to sailing on a cruise ship. At least that's how the event's president and owner, Chris Alexander-Manley, feels about it. "There's so many different activities that you can choose...
  • Race and policing in America

    Race and policing in America
    As the father of an African-American son, I was shocked by the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. I never thought about the effect of race on policing when I was growing up. I am a white man, raised in a middle-class white suburb, with...
  • Turkey's Erdogan disputes gender equality as 'against nature'

    Turkey's Erdogan disputes gender equality as 'against nature'
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has stirred controversy again with a speech Monday disputing gender equality and defining women's role in society as motherhood. In an address to the Women and Justice Summit in Istanbul, Erdogan laid out his...
  • Latino voters strongly support Obama immigration action, poll finds

    President Obama's decisions on immigration last week have angered Republicans, but have drawn strong support from a key audience, Latino voters, according to a new survey. Roughly nine in 10 Latino registered voters said they supported Obama's move to...
  • Far from Missouri, Baltimore readies for Ferguson ruling

    Far from Missouri, Baltimore readies for Ferguson ruling
    As the nation waited to see whether a white Ferguson, Mo., police officer would be charged in the killing of an unarmed black teen, criticism arose Sunday in Baltimore and around the nation about how the investigation is being handled. Speaking at...
  • Laura Kipnis talks about power, anxiety and 'Men'

    Laura Kipnis talks about power, anxiety and 'Men'
    “Men: Notes From an Ongoing Investigation” (Metropolitan: $25) started out as a fight that writer Laura Kipnis had with her longtime boyfriend over whether she talked too much about her exes. (She doesn't, she insists.) But the conversation...
  • Women find their voice in Ferguson protest movement

    Women find their voice in Ferguson protest movement
    Johnetta Elzie saw that she was outnumbered. When she tried to answer students’ questions about the protests that followed the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, the men with her interrupted and answered instead. When she tried to tell her...