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Broadway's Hair Spreads Love Nationally

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

The unprecedented decision to cancel a performance in order to join the National Equality March comes on the heels of another admirable move by the Hair team.

Exclusive Interview with Margaret Cho

Marianne Schnall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marianne Schnall

I checked in with the outspoken actress to talk about her new show, the politics of feeling beautiful, homophobia, the Internet, playing the banjo and her outlook on life.

Is the Mormon Church Funding the National Organization for Marriage?

Fred Karger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Karger

Let's determine whether or not the Mormon Church set up NOM as a front group, just like it has previously set up other front groups to oppose same-sex marriage around the country.

Obama Strains To Win Back Favor Of Gays With LGBT Event At White House

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama, under fire from some gay and lesbian groups for what they see as slow movement on two of their most important issues, is taking steps...

California "Yes On 8" Campaign Manager Goes To Maine

AMERICA blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Big news from Maine. On the plus side, the campaign to save Maine's marriage law has been launched -- and they've got a kick-ass campaign manager lead...

How to Win Back Same-Sex Marriage In California - Voter Registration

Fred Karger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Karger

All LGBT organizations need to make voter registration the number one activity between now and next October 18th.

Obama's Marriage Defense Shouldn't Surprise or Anger Anyone

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The great puzzle is why so many are so hot at President Obama for backing the Defense of Marriage Act.

Miss California: The Morality Paradox

Tasha Gordon-Solmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tasha Gordon-Solmon

Carrie Prejean made her comments while holding the title of Miss California. California is a state that keeps voting for Proposition 8. So really, everyone is criticizing her for doing her job and worse, for being a Californian.

Carrie Prejean Speaks With Rupert Murdoch About Joining Fox News

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

We have obtained exclusive footage of Carrie talking about that very subject with News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch. Take a look.

Forget Paper vs. Plastic -- For the American Right, Gay Marriage is the New Green

Tanya M. Acker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tanya M. Acker

Notwithstanding its efforts to ignore, marginalize, or dismiss environmental science, the American right is creating an environmental movement of its own.

Gay-Married At Last

Isobel White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Isobel White

When I was finally pronounced legally married, I wasn't in a church, nor a garden, nor at City Hall. I wasn't with any of my loved ones. In fact, I wasn't even with my wife.

How the Catholic Church Fought for Interracial Marriage and What It Means for Gay Rights

Blaise Zerega | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blaise Zerega

It was the Catholic Church that stepped forward to successfully challenge anti-miscegenation law. How much longer before the law of the land applies to all its citizens, gay and straight alike?

Huckabee: Prop 8 Passed Because Of Prayer

CBN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Huckabee says that Proposition 8 passed in California due to prayer. Here's the quote from Mike Huckabee: "There's no way in the world ... that there...

Christian Martyr Movement Leader Blesses Gingrich & Huckabee

Bruce Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Wilson

Leaders on the Christian right have been giving speeches like this for decades, but the two-day Rock Church conference was not business as usual.

Civil Rights: Is Gay the New Black?

Blaise Zerega | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blaise Zerega

Leave it to Michael Eric Dyson to connect the dots between Abraham Lincoln, Mahatma Ghandi, James Baldwin and Martin Luther King.

Anti-Gay Marriage Pro-Prop 8 Leader Called For Antiabortion Martyrs

Bruce Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Wilson

During the lead up to the presidential election, Lou Engle's TheCall played an important motivational and organizational role in the passage of California's anti-gay marriage resolution Proposition 8.

Picketing President Obama Is the Wrong Way to Get Blacks to Back Gay Marriage

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Many, perhaps the majority of blacks, can be won to back same sex marriage as a paramount civil rights issue. Because that's what it is. But picketing President Obama is the absolute wrong way to get them to do that.

The (Zigzagged) Arc of History

Tanene Allison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tanene Allison

Every one of us debating inequality over our coffees in the morning has been granted a rare opportunity to change what it is those future grandchildren will read about.

The Solace That Gay Marriage Brings

Noel Alumit | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Noel Alumit

We have died of AIDS, we have been attacked and humiliated, we have been thrown onto the streets to fend for ourselves. Now, you're telling us we can't even get married?

Celebs and Other Opponents of Prop 8 Take to the Streets. But Is it Enough?

Greg Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Greg Archer

The bottom line? California can do better -- and ought to -- especially now that Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts and Iowa have given same-sex marriages an official green light.

Prop 8 Defeat Shatters Myth of Liberalism and Democracy

Earnest Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earnest Harris

Important issues like the right to marry shouldn't be treated in "American Idol" style decision making where whatever is most appealing to the largest number of people wins.

"Letter from a Birmingham Jail" and Ted Olson and David Boies' Fight for Equal Rights

Trevor Neilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Trevor Neilson

One of the most important events in the history of civil rights may have happened today.

Supreme Courts and Party Politics

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

California showed us the judicial past where courts dominated by conservatives, unrepresentative of the people, restrict constitutional rights. Sotomayor and Obama showed us the future.

America 2009: Hand Sanitizer, Safe Babies, and Prop 8

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Gregory

Something tragic has happened to the American church. They have become a pawn in a game of wicked ridiculousness.

Stunning -- Though Not Shocking -- Setbacks

Ryan J. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ryan J. Davis

The gay movement needs proper focus and fresh ideas, not more rallies, if we want to keep our forward momentum.