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: Nov 24, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Despite recent heartbreaking setbacks, things are better for gay Americans now than at any other time in the nation's history.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Republicans are soul-searching right now. They'd be wise to consider jettisoning their gay-baiting.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2008, Source: AlterNet

In a reminder that time always sides with those fighting for equality, a majority of young people voted against the gay marriage ban in California.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Lawmakers need data that tell truthful stories about America's diverse households -- yet another reason DOMA needs to get wheeled to the curb.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Connecticut just legalized same-sex marriage. The next marriage-celebration fireworks will likely be set off in New Jersey, New York and Vermont.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2008, Source: AlterNet

With the exception of marriage, the Democrat supports all major gay rights.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2008, Source: Creators Syndicate

The success, so far, of Jared Polis' run for Congress underscores how far voters have come in looking beyond sexual orientation.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Court decisions across the country give school officials a timely reminder that gay kids have the right to express themselves.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2008, Source: Creators Syndicate

The hearing was an important first step in repealing an un-American law that hurts the military by pushing away talented gays and lesbians.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2008, Source: Creators Syndicate

The adoption website is brazenly violating anti-discrimination laws.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2008, Source: Creators Syndicate

Young activists are trying to reach out to conservative voters.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2008, Source: Creators Syndicate

The June 26th hearing was an important first step in educating Congress about why a federal law protecting transgender employees is sorely needed.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2008, Source: Creators Syndicate

One of the most exciting things about the delightful first wave of gay weddings across California was how much the nation took it in stride.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2008, Source: Creators Syndicate

It is important that other prominent African-American politicians follow Governor Deval Patrick's lead and vocally support gay rights.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2008, Source: Creators Syndicate

Gay Republicans need to think twice before supporting McCain, whose record on gay rights is dangerously similar to Bush's.

Posted on: May 20, 2008, Source: Creators Syndicate

Let's hope the rest of the nation follows suit and moves towards legalizing gay marriage.

Posted on: May 12, 2008, Source: Creators Syndicate

Anti-gay crusaders are deceiving voters about their strategies and intentions -- and the courts are playing along.

Posted on: May 5, 2008, Source: Creators Syndicate

Bishop Gene Robinson calls on religious gays and lesbians to fight for acceptance within their spiritual communities.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2008, Source: Creators Syndicate

California's governor has taken a humane and reasonable stance on gay marriage. John McCain should pay attention.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2008, Source: Creators Syndicate

A new generation of church leaders avoids rabid, anti-gay rhetoric. Can they be pushed to accept and support gay rights?