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IN A NATIONAL REFERENDUM on May 22, Ireland became the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage, not by judicial or legislative action, but by a popular vote.…More

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The time has come to bid farewell to Congressman Aaron Schock, the Illinois Republican who’s no stranger to this column due to his flamboyant style and his horrible voting record…More

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“IS IT TIME to do a James Baldwin?” is an inside joke of mine, and a cerebral one at that. It’s one I like to break out every so often…More

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Here are three stories that are united in their theme of a right-wing politician getting caught with something where it probably doesn’t belong:  1. John Schindler is a professor at…More

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It was one of those stage-managed events in which a politician visits a popular venue and has a few awkward encounters with “real people” for the local press. But this…More

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A Republican candidate for the state senate named Steve Wiles who’s running as an opponent of marriage equality was revealed to be none other than “Mona Sinclair,” a drag entertainer…More

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“License to discriminate” laws, which would allow a company to refuse service to GLBT customers on religious grounds, are being debated in many state capitals, and a few states, notably Arizona,…More