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Mrs. King's Legacy of Love
Posted on: Feb 2, 2006, Source: AlterNet
Coretta Scott King was much more than a civil rights advocate, she was a strong ally to gay people and a true advocate of human rights.
Posted on: Jan 26, 2006, Source: AlterNet
It takes a last-ditch plea by a dying woman to get the freeholders of Ocean County to do the right thing.
Banning Gay Books
Posted on: Sep 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet
Books with gay themes are increasingly banned in schools and libraries, and local school boards are taking the heat.
Losing My Fear of Religion
Posted on: Sep 16, 2005, Source: AlterNet
A gay athiest finds that religion is not the enemy of the gay civil rights movement.
The Long Ride
Posted on: Jul 12, 2005, Source: AlterNet
After the London bombings, an Arab New Yorker encounters fear and suspicion on his daily subway commutes.
Setting Him Straight?
Posted on: Jun 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet
Zach is a gay teen whose parents forced him to attend "religious camp" to "make him straight." But these camps are better at psychologically hurting teens than at changing their sexuality.
The Connecticut Rorschach Test
Posted on: Apr 26, 2005, Source: AlterNet
Both gay rights activists and right-wing fundamentalists are protesting Connecticut's decision to grant civil union status for same-sex couples. They both have reason to be outraged.
Posted on: Apr 18, 2005, Source: AlterNet
A circuit party incident shows just how rampant 'Tina' has become -- and just how indifferent gay men seem to be about it.Â
What Makes a Mother
Posted on: Mar 31, 2005, Source: AlterNet
A Pennsylvania court ruling that reunites a lesbian mother and her non-biological daughter helps pave the way for the recognition of same-sex relationships.
No Room At the Inn
Posted on: Dec 21, 2004, Source: AlterNet
Like many gay and lesbian couples, Beth and Liz will be spending the holidays apart.
The View From South Florida
Posted on: Nov 4, 2004, Source: AlterNet
It's time to figure out how we can reach Americans without sacrificing our principles or the next election.
Lesbian Debauchery in Oklahoma
Posted on: Oct 13, 2004, Source: AlterNet
Tom Coburn, current Congressman and Republican Senate candidate, thinks there's a lesbian epidemic in Oklahoma school bathrooms. And if that's not scary enough, look at his votes on HIV and AIDS funding.
Horror and Homophobia in Iraq
Posted on: May 11, 2004, Source: AlterNet
The torture photos from Iraq show, among other things, the deep-seated homophobia in the U.S. military.
Candidate Gives Thumbs Up for Gay Marriage
Posted on: Aug 12, 2002, Source: AlterNet
Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Robert Reich could upend the status quo and set a new standard for political candidates across the country.
Activist Fights for Gay Rights in Egypt
Posted on: May 10, 2002, Source: Tolerance.org
When Maher Sabry's friends were arrested and convicted in Cairo for being gay, his activism challenged state-sanctioned homophobia in ways large and small.
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