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Who Opens the Door? Coming Out in the Age of Social Media

Posted April 27, 2011 | 23:29:29 (EST)

Seven months after the September 2010 death of Tyler Clementi, his former roommate Dharun Ravi has been indicted by a New Jersey grand jury on hate-crime charges. Clementi jumped from the George Washington Bridge after learning that Ravi had videotaped and then broadcast his sexual encounter with another male student....

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Don't Ask Don't Tell: Hiding in the Trenches

Posted April 26, 2010 | 20:58:25 (EST)

Lieutenant Dan Choi, West Point graduate and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran, is set to stand trial today on charges related to handcuffing himself to the White House gates in protest of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy. Choi, an Arabic linguist, came out as gay on television, after which...

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Marriage Equality: Not Just For Today's Adults

Posted November 27, 2009 | 10:06:54 (EST)

The other day, my friend Sandra and her daughter Maya were talking about growing up. Sandra told her daughter, "Honey, when you grow up, I know you'll find a nice boy to marry who will love you." Maya, who is eight years old, replied, "But Mom, I could marry a...

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