When two members of Pussy Riot took off their balaclavas at the Lower East Side's Bluestockings Monday evening, it probably made that night one of the most internationally significant, if clandestine, moments in the feminist bookstore's 14-year history. The event, kept under a strict 48-hour embargo ... More >>
Last week President Obama, tired of waiting for Congress to pass the DREAM Act, sort of enacted DREAM Lite himself, temporarily allowing young illegal immigrants who'd come here as kids off the deportation hook. Mainstream conservative reaction ranged from discomfiture -- because Republicans had be ... More >>
The wheel of fortune has spun once again, and the GOP Next President of the United States of the Week is now Rick Santorum. Mind you, no one thinks Santorum will actually be the nominee. He's just running third in some optimistic polls -- of the Iowa caucuses, which is no bellwether. Yet all the wo ... More >>
A gay couple can have a whopper of a hard time just trying to order a sandwich at Burger King, let alone trying to obtain a license to get hitched. Here are six more things you should know to keep it all straight.
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Gay people are supposed to know about show tunes, so they'll understand when we say: There's nothing halfway about the Iowa way to treat you. The Iowa Supreme Court has unanimously said a ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. New York and California have not done so much for the cause of mar ... More >>
Sure of a post-Roe America, anti-abortion marchers go cuddly