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Deb Price of The Detroit News writes the first nationally syndicated column on gay issues.
LGBT People Have Much To Be Grateful for This Thanksgiving
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.
Yet Another Reason the GOP Failed
Posted on: Nov 17, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Republicans are soul-searching right now. They'd be wise to consider jettisoning their gay-baiting.
Election Results Are Bittersweet for Gays
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.
Census Ignores Same-Sex Couples
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.
Northeast States Take the Lead in the Battle for Gay Rights
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.
Gay Americans Have a Friend in Obama
Posted on: Oct 13, 2008, Source: AlterNet
With the exception of marriage, the Democrat supports all major gay rights.
Gay Colorado Politician Heads Toward Election Milestone
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.
Courts Support Rights of Gay Students
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.
Congress Reconsiders Ban on Gays in the Military
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.
Online Adoption Agency Denies Service to Gays
Posted on: Jul 21, 2008, Source: Creators Syndicate
The adoption website is brazenly violating anti-discrimination laws.
Changing Hearts and Minds on Gay Marriage
Posted on: Jul 14, 2008, Source: Creators Syndicate
Young activists are trying to reach out to conservative voters.
Congress Learns About Transgender Bias
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.
Gay Marriage Is Supported by a Majority of the Public
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.
Governor's Acceptance of Gay Daughter Sends Message of Tolerance
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.
Gays Could Split Over McCain
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.
The California Supreme Court Has Corrected a Monumental Injustice
Posted on: May 20, 2008, Source: Creators Syndicate
Let's hope the rest of the nation follows suit and moves towards legalizing gay marriage.
Courts Rule in Favor of Deception
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.
Courageous Gay Bishop Weathers Storm
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.
Schwarzenegger Backs Gay Rights
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.
A Gay Friendly Message to Mega-Churches
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?
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