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New Film On First Openly Gay MLB Player Glenn Burke

New Film On First Openly Gay MLB Player Glenn Burke

by Jamilah King on November 10 2010, 12:33PM

Dave Zirin reviews a new documentary about the first openly gay player in major pro sports.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

NCAA's First Openly Transgender Player Set to Take the Court

NCAA’s First Openly Transgender Player Set to Take the Court

by Jamilah King on November 2 2010, 2:52PM

Kye Allums writes history of a different sort at George Washington University.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Antoine Dodson Endorses

Antoine Dodson Endorses “Sex Offender Tracker” App

by Jorge Rivas on October 25 2010, 4:24PM

It’s a nasty business, but Dodson continues to show savvy in exploiting his Internet fame.

Topics: Antoine Dodson, Gender & Sexuality, Technology

The Ongoing Self-Degradation of Virginia and Clarence Thomas

The Ongoing Self-Degradation of Virginia and Clarence Thomas

by Akiba Solomon on October 22 2010, 9:36AM

This time the high-tech lynching came through a phone line, but the evil still lurks within.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Our Love is Newsworthy, Too

Our Love is Newsworthy, Too

by Kai Wright on October 11 2010, 9:32AM

After weeks of awful gay-news headlines, it’s time to celebrate our personal victories, too.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Kai Wright, LGBT Youth

Eddie Long's Got Relationship Advice For You

Eddie Long’s Got Relationship Advice For You

by Jamilah King on September 29 2010, 10:15AM

Jezebel digs up the accused pastor’s book, which he tackles everything from “sexual freedom” to the proper place for a woman.

Topics: Eddie Long, Gender & Sexuality

Eddie Long Scandal Forces Taboos to Surface in Black Church

Eddie Long Scandal Forces Taboos to Surface in Black Church

by Jamilah King on September 27 2010, 12:50PM

More charges come, CNN’s Don Lemon reveals his own history with sexual abuse, and Long vows to fight.

Topics: Eddie Long, Gender & Sexuality

What Gabby Sidibe's Cover Tells Us About

What Gabby Sidibe’s Cover Tells Us About “Looking Good” in Print

by Ayana Byrd on September 25 2010, 10:15AM

Editors talk about how—and why—they manipulate images of women.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gabourey Sidibe, Gender & Sexuality

Bishop Eddie Long and the Lessons of Self-Hate

Bishop Eddie Long and the Lessons of Self-Hate

by Kai Wright on September 24 2010, 10:47AM

The megachurch pastor’s sex scandal tells us a great deal about the relationship between internal and external hate.

Topics: Eddie Long, Gender & Sexuality, Kai Wright

Hits Keep Coming for Eddie Long

Hits Keep Coming for Eddie Long

by Jamilah King on September 23 2010, 11:48AM

Third man comes forward with allegation of sexual coercion, while Long goes silent.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Anti-Gay Pastor Eddie Long Sued for Sexual Coercion of Men

Anti-Gay Pastor Eddie Long Sued for Sexual Coercion of Men

by Jamilah King on September 22 2010, 11:07AM

Two men wage sexual coercion charges.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Poll Shows Americans Accepting LGBT Families

Poll Shows Americans Accepting LGBT Families

by Michelle Chen on September 16 2010, 9:30AM

Evolving public opinion reveals that more Americans count unmarried and LGBT couples in their definition of family.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, On Gender

Rapper Nicki Minaj Talks Sexuality and

Rapper Nicki Minaj Talks Sexuality and “No Homo” With Out Mag

by Jamilah King on September 15 2010, 4:30PM

One of rap’s hottest newcomers could change hip-hop’s gender game for good.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

Lady Gaga Brings Gay Soldiers From Fringe to Red Carpet

Lady Gaga Brings Gay Soldiers From Fringe to Red Carpet

by Jorge Rivas on September 13 2010, 11:36AM

The singer makes a bold statement in opposition to the military’s ban on gay and lesbian soldiers.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Park 51 Debate Opens Space for Muslim Women's Voices

Park 51 Debate Opens Space for Muslim Women’s Voices

by Michelle Chen on September 13 2010, 9:30AM

While activists strive to humanize Muslim Americans in an ignorant media world, Muslim women are carving out new spaces for representation.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Media, On Gender

Liberty Trumped Institution in Both DADT and Prop 8 Rulings

Liberty Trumped Institution in Both DADT and Prop 8 Rulings

by Michelle Chen on September 11 2010, 10:23AM

But Congress rather than the courts are the likely final battleground for gay civil rights.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, On Gender

On the Way Out, Washington Tramples on Iraqi Women

On the Way Out, Washington Tramples on Iraqi Women

by Michelle Chen on September 8 2010, 10:00AM

Iraqi women are left holding up half the sky in the midst of a ravaged political and economic landscape.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Global Affairs, On Gender

State Lawmakers Harden the Colorline in Reproductive Health

State Lawmakers Harden the Colorline in Reproductive Health

by Michelle Chen on September 7 2010, 9:30AM

Slowly but steadily, state lawmakers have worked to limit women’s reproductive freedom in the past legislative session.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Health, On Gender

Fidel Castro Owns Up to Persecuting Gays in Cuba

Fidel Castro Owns Up to Persecuting Gays in Cuba

by Julianne Hing on September 2 2010, 2:11PM

“If someone is responsible, it’s me,” Castro told journalists.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Global Affairs

Mexico's Miss Universe Favors Marriage Equality

Mexico’s Miss Universe Favors Marriage Equality

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on September 1 2010, 2:04PM

Beauty queen she’s “absolutely against discrimination.”

Topics: Gender & Sexuality