Tag Archives: Gay Life

Katha Pollitt: ‘Reproductive rights come with a price tag’

Katha Pollitt has a way of clarifying important questions. Recent gains in acceptance of gay marriage have not translated into a concurrent rise in accepting reproductive liberty. Pollitt: Reproductive rights are inescapably about women. Pervasive misogyny means not only that … Continue reading

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‘If one of my daughters was gay, I would love them just as much’

I…don’t remember the junior senator from Texas and GOP presidential hopeful making this case before: During the gathering, according to two people present, Mr. Cruz said he would not love his daughters any differently if one of them was gay. … Continue reading

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Imitation of life

Until American Sniper took up residence in conversation and box office in January, The Imitation Game was the highest grossing film nominated for Best Picture of 2014. It still took in an impressive haul: almost a hundred million dollars in … Continue reading

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Gay or go home

The arc of history, etc: Leading law firms are willing to represent tobacco companies accused of lying about their deadly products, factories that spew pollution, and corporations said to be complicit in torture and murder abroad. But standing up for … Continue reading

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Peel back slowly and see

From the “You don’t say!” file: Those groups have from the beginning characterized the religious freedom law as allowing business owners to deny wedding services to gay and lesbian Hoosiers on religious grounds. That continues to be the take of … Continue reading

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A Christian on the sidelines is a Christian not going forth.

As Erick Erickson splutters about Moloch like Allen Ginsburg and Canada like Stan’s mother in “South Park,” let me remind him that Canada has no Bill of Rights and no jurisprudence that for more than a hundred fifty years limited … Continue reading

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The bleating of a besieged minority

The loco weed that Governor Mike Pence and the GOP-controlled state legislature of Indiana is the latest and perhaps last gasp of the anti-homo movement. It knows it has lost and probably will lose when SCOTUS hears Obergefell v. Hodges … Continue reading

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