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Obama's Call for Civility Amid Prayer Breakfast Controversy

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

President Obama spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast this morning, with a plea for civility in our political discourse. He spoke specifically about the response to the recent earthquake in Haiti.

Rainbow Planet: The Worldwide Struggle For Gay Rights | Andrew Meldrum | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BOSTON -- All across the world, countries, cultures, societies and religions are struggling with the issue of gay rights. Over the last year, GlobalP...

Uganda Must Shelve Draconian Law on Homosexuality

Navi Pillay | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Navi Pillay

If passed, a Ugandan bill on homosexuality will bring the country into a direct collision with established international human rights standards aimed at preventing discrimination.

The U.S. Christian Right and the Attack on Gays in Africa

Rev. Kapya Kaoma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rev. Kapya Kaoma

For two days in early March 2009, Ugandans flocked to the Kampala Triangle Hotel for the Family Life Network's "Seminar on Exposing the Homosexuals' Agenda."

Which Communities Are Still in High Sizzle Support Mode for Barack Obama?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

There are a lot of folks out there who are as grateful today for Obama running the nation as they were in January -- but we aren't hearing much from them of late.

In Defense of Bruno

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Emma Ruby-Sachs

Bruno documents the real hatred and craziness gripping many corners of this country. Sacha Baron Cohen pushes people to confront homosexuality, and he exposes violent and shocking intolerance.

The Importance Of The Gay Cliche

Michelle Haimoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michelle Haimoff

Gay stereotypes, in this day and age, are relevant enough to be funny but outdated enough to be innocuous.

Studies Show Conservatives More Easily Disgusted

Live Science | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

People who squirm at the sight of bugs or are grossed out by blood and guts are more likely to be politically conservative, new studies find....

Tevye's Descendant to Sing "If I Were A Gay Man" on Broadway

Emily Bracken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Emily Bracken

"If I Were A Gay Man" lyrics from a Fiddler on the Roof spinoff. The story follows Tevye's great-great-great granddaughter, Rachel, a single Jewish woman in her 30's who lives on Manhattan's Upper West Side.

Sarah Palin: If People Choose to be Gay, Do They Choose to be Shallow?

Cindy Handler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cindy Handler

Maybe one of Palin's "best friends" said something along the lines of "You know, this straight thing is okay, but I think I'm going to go with being gay, because they have it so great in this country, and everyone's so nice to them!

Presbyterian Church's Gay Clergy Ban Overturned

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

On the heels of a landmark California Supreme Court ruling that overturned a ban on gay marriage, the Presbyterian Church (USA) has done the same thi...