A few weeks back, rightbloggers got a lot of traction out of the revelation that under Obamacare, insurance companies could kick some beneficiaries off their existing health care plans, and even more traction after they dug up a number of citizens who claimed that as a result they'd be paying more f ... More >>
This morning, The Supreme Court ruled the federal definition of the Defense of Marriage Act to be unconstitutional. The 5-4 vote cleared the way for marriage equality in 12 states and Washington, D.C. In addition, California's Proposition 8 appeal was dismissed, making this a landmark day for gay ri ... More >>
As you may know by now, today is the last day of the year. Take advantage of these few hours before midnight to review every 'Best Of 2012' list out there because their timeliness will soon be quelled by the imminent switch in our non-Mayan calendar. Once that clock strikes 12, mankind will turn the ... More >>
In 1981, as the booming gay culture was being hit with the AIDS epidemic and a rising conservative culture in Washington, Barney Frank, a young Democrat from Massachusetts, entered Congress. Six years later, he became the first elected official on the Hill to voluntarily tell the public about his ho ... More >>
Last week's Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act (aka the ACA, aka Obamacare, aka TreasonHitlerStalin) caught nearly everyone by surprise. Among rightbloggers, most of whom had filled balloons and strung festive banners for a big post-overturn victory party, the scenes of shock and ho ... More >>
Yesterday's Pride Parade was marked by extremely beautiful weather and a much more relaxed tone than last year's march, which was frantic right after Marriage Equality Act had just passed. Although we wrote in this week's Voice feature that debate has grown limited in gay organizations, the march ... More >>
Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy We like the idea of Touré, but as a person and concept, he's got two sides. There's the Good Touré, who writes beautifully, gave us a nice shout out once, and frolics around the Brooklyn neighborhood we both live in with ... More >>
On the same day Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan told reporters that he's "bolstered" by Governor Andrew Cuomo's assurances that he won't support a bill pending in the New York Legislature that would define abortion rights (NOTE: the Governor's Office declined comment when asked if Cuomo opposed t ... More >>
Gays get the freedom to marry—and for some, the freedom not to
Federal law gives gay citizens with foreign partners tough choices: Leave the U.S. Lose your love. Break the law.
Tomorrow is Harvey Milk's birthday. It's an official holiday in California for the first time (signed into law last year by the Terminator), and will be marked here in the city by a march beginning at the GLBT Center at noon. Runnin' Scared spoke to the real-life Cleve Jones on the phone (portr ... More >>
Campaign finance reform is, after this week's Supreme Court decision equating corporate political spending with first-amendment protected political speech, essentially dead, and the most recent Republican candidate for president has decided that he's not happy about that. John McCain, who was initia ... More >>
The frustrating circle-jerk in Albany.
Two Obama volunteers — Peggy Kerry, the sister of Sen. John Kerry, and Steven Nicks, a member of Obama's LGBT Policy Committee — get ready for action as the sun rises in the West Village. Ray Dominguez represents the change we’ve been hearing so much about this campaign season. “In 2004, w ... More >>
Getting over the gay-wedding jitters
Daring to be different, Ang Lee's epic gay romance goes looking for love in the heartland
You talkin' to me, world? You talkin' to me? I'm the only empire around.
On marriage "defense," the right is now speaking loudly, not holding its peace
The Gathering Storm Over Gay Rights
Gay Americans Won a Court Victory. Now Comes the Fight to Wed.
Paul Wellstone's Lesson for the Overwhelmed Dems
By Amending the Constitution, the Right Hopes to Ban What It Cant Stop
Blood, Sweat, and Fed Up Queers at the Log Cabin Republican Conference
A widening rift over the political direction of America's gay rights lobby
In the final days of the primary, Chuck Schumer is everywhere
Many handshakes and few ideas on the Ferraro campaign trail