Stories by Deb Price

Deb Price of The Detroit News writes the first nationally syndicated column on gay issues. subscribe to Deb Price's feed

Posted on: Sep 24, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

Straight allies across the nation are taking the all-important step of going from privately opposing discrimination against LGBT people to actively speaking out against it.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

Bullying has dangerous ripple effects: the twisted killers in the Virginia Tech and Columbine High School tragedies were bullied before turning violent themselves.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

Longtime gay activist Michael Rogers said, "It was simply no longer acceptable for me to sit there and watch a political party filled with so many closeted gay men beat up on gay Americans."

Posted on: Aug 27, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

With few legislative workdays left before lawmakers become obsessed with the 2008 campaigns, now is the time for Democrats to produce results.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

Should the legal ties between parents and their adopted child unravel if the family leaves the state where the adoption decree was handed down?

Posted on: Aug 6, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

With a volunteer military stretched to the breaking point, it defies logic to turn away and kick out gay Americans simply because they don't want to live lives of celibacy and deceit.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

Financially free at last, my spouse and I don't need a newer car or a house in a ritzier neighborhood. We've matured faster than our savings bonds.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

If you want another ball team to host a "Night Out," follow Cornelius Baker's delightful example: Make a strong pitch.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

A red-hot warning poured out from the court this term to gay Americans -- "Tread closer at your own peril."

Posted on: Jul 9, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

Marriage will keep winning popularity contests because adaptability is one of its most enduring traits.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

Primping to be the choice of the most out-of-the-mainstream Republicans is going to make the sales job for the eventual nominee much tougher in the general election.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

Support for gay marriage is inching toward a majority -- to 46 percent in the national Gallup Poll released May 26. Support is overwhelming -- 62 percent -- among voters under 35.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

Has President Bush nominated a Dr. Jeykll and Mr. Homophobe to be America's Surgeon General?

Posted on: Jun 5, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

From hate state to great state? Colorado's transformation over the past few weeks is nothing short of amazing.

Posted on: May 21, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

Ironically, Falwell was the unintentional godfather of some very creative gay-rights projects.

Posted on: May 14, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

How an Evangelical preacher stopped believing in hell and started embracing the gay community.

Posted on: May 7, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

A salute to Dixon Osburn, who helped popularize the fight to end the military's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

The United States has seen a series of astonishing gay advances in the past three weeks.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

A congressionally mandated study that tracked 2,057 kids for several years found that most (51 percent) started having sex regardless of whether they'd been taught "abstinence only."

Posted on: Apr 2, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

Gay people have always sensed that we're everywhere but, until now, have lacked the numbers to prove it.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

Ignorance is the true reason uniformed gays continue to be forced to stay closeted, celibate and fearful of being hounded out of the military. But as more people become educated, the number of homophobes is decreasing.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

Job discrimination against transgender Americans usually goes unnoticed. But Congress will soon have the opportunity to outlaw most of it by passing the Employment Nondiscrimination Act.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2007, Source: Creators Syndicate

Eric Alva was the focus of a media blitz because of his war injuries. Now he's back in the spotlight -- for a different reason.

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