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How To Defuse A Hateful Slur

Wray Herbert | Posted 05.08.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

Now we have a psychological explanation for this counterintuitive phenomenon of self-labeling. It all has to do with power, and perceptions of power, in society.

Tell Us: Is Gay Really The New Black?

Posted 01.30.2013 | Black Voices

Daily News columnist, John McWhorter, recently wrote a piece claiming, "Gay Really is the New Black." In it, he points to the black community as ha...

Southern Baptist Pass Resolution: Gay Rights Are Not Civil Rights

AP | TRAVIS LOLLER | Posted 06.21.2012 | Religion

NEW ORLEANS -- A day after electing their first African-American president in a historic move that strives to erase its legacy of racism, Southern Bap...

Gay Marriage Supporters Lobby For DOMA Repeal, Compare Struggle To Civil Rights Movement

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Proponents of same-sex marriage are likening their cause to the civil rights battles, calling once more for repeal of a 1996 law th...

Prop 8.... Where Do We Go From Here?

Frank Selvaggi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Selvaggi

Many people think the proposition was just about marriage. But marriage is the least of it. This is just the start, folks. The opposition is now emboldened.