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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.

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.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2005, Source: AlterNet

A gay athiest finds that religion is not the enemy of the gay civil rights movement.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2005, Source: AlterNet

After the London bombings, an Arab New Yorker encounters fear and suspicion on his daily subway commutes.

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.

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. 

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.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Like many gay and lesbian couples, Beth and Liz will be spending the holidays apart.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Posted on: May 10, 2002, Source:

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.