Boy Scouts To Admit Transgender Members

Another major change for the Boy Scouts.

Women’s March Draws Record Crowds: So Now What?

A movement motivated by hurt and fear turned into a political force eight years ago. Can another follow suit?

Federal Jury Orders Rolling Stone To Pay $3 Million In University Of Virginia Case

A Federal Jury orders Rolling Stone to pay up.

Federal Court Blocks Department Of Education Guidelines On Bathroom Access For Transgender Students

A Federal Court has barred the Federal Government from enforcing guidelines on the rights of transgender students in public schools.

Military Ends Transgender Ban

Unlike previous civil rights changes, this one came without much fanfare, fight, or even discussion.

Senate Approves Bill Requiring Women To Register For The Draft

The Senate has passed an amendment to a military spending bill that would require women to register for the draft.

Federal Government, North Carolina, File Competing Lawsuits Over State’s ‘Bathroom Bill’

The political fight over North Carolina’s so-called “Bathroom Bill” has moved to the Federal Courts.

Transgender Rights And The Sudden Conservative Obsession With Bathrooms

The passage of a new law in North Carolina has revealed an apparent obsession among some on the right with who gets to use which restroom.

Clinton Supporters Scold Younger Women For Supporting Bernie Sanders

Hillary Clinton’s campaign and its supporters seem to be getting frustrated by the fact that younger women are seemingly more interested in her opponent than in her.

Gillian Anderson Offered Half David Duchovny’s Pay for ‘X-Files’ Reunion

Is this really ‘infuriating’ news?

University Of Virginia Fraternity Files Defamation Suit Against Rolling Stone Over Campus Rape Story

Rolling Stone faces yet another legal headache over last year’s story about a campus rape that never took place.

Houston Voters Reject Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

Houston voters rejected a broad anti-discrimination law largely due to a campaign that focused almost exclusively on concerns about transgender rights.

Taking Sexual Assault Prosecution Away From Military Commanders

In which I change my mind on an important topic.

Donald Trump Crosses Red State Red Line

Erick Erickson has disinvited Donald Trump from the RedState Gathering. What finally pushed him over the edge?

US Military Ends Transgender Ban

The Defense Department is working to fully integrate transgender troops.

Women’s World Cup Pay Disparity Is Due To The Marketplace, Not Discrimination

The winners of the Women’s World Cup will get paid far less than the men that played last year, but that’s not because of sexism.

The Law of the Land is the Law of the Land

There’s a lot of pandering and outright nonsense in the wake of the Supreme Court’s legalization of gay marriage.

Supreme Court Rules Constitution Guarantees Gay Marriage

The US Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 that the U.S. Constitution contains a right to same-sex marriage.

Americans Becoming Vastly More Accepting of Homosexuality

Americans are growing more tolerant of gays and gay marriage, with irrelevant exceptions.

Transgender Historical Revisionism

Does an individual’s changed gender identity alter history?

Navy Secretary Doubling Maternity Leave to 12 Weeks, Lowering Weight Standards

Ray Mabus is trying to make serving in the Navy and Marine Corps more attractive to women.

House Republicans Set To Sacrifice Limited Government On The Altar Of Abortion Politics

House Republicans are set to vote on a bill banning abortion in almost all cases after twenty weeks. What they can’t do is explain where the Constitution gives Congress the power to do this.

Failed Executive and Politician Carly Fiorina Running for President

Carly Fiorina, who flopped at Hewlett-Packard and in her lone previous political campaign, wants to be the leader of the free world.

Hillary Clinton, Sexism, and Male Privilege

The “racism” debate brought about by Barack Obama in 2000 is getting a spin-off.

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Should Convicted Murderers Get Free Sex Changes?

A federal judge has ordered the people of California to foot the $100,000 bill for sexual reassignment surgery for someone serving a life sentence for murder.

The Bright Side of RFRA

We’re down to debating whether bigots should have to sell cakes to gay people.

Oregon Gets First Openly Bisexual Governor in American History

Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown (D) will become the first openly bisexual governor in U.S. history when Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) resigns Wednesday

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Americans Are Ready For Nationwide Same-Sex Marriage

Justice Ginsburg acknowledges the fact that, over the past nineteen years, same-sex marriage has gone from something that most Americans oppose to something that most Americans are willing to accept.

“Personhood” Amendments Fail In Two States

Another setback for the radical fringe of the “pro-life” movement,

Apple CEO ‘Proud’ He’s Gay

Apple CEO Tim Cook has officially revealed an open secret declaring, “I’m proud to be gay, “

Obama’s Diminished Standing Among Women Is Hurting Democrats In The Midterms

To a large degree, the Democratic Party’s supposed advantage among women voters appears to not exist this year.

Extreme Fitness Obsession

Heather Havrilesky asks, “Why Are Americans So Fascinated With Extreme Fitness?

Are Some Crimes More Equal Than Others?

Does the seriousness of a crime vary depending on the gender of the parties involved?

NFL Punishing Victim in Ray Rice Case

The firing actually hurts Janay Rice much more than it does Ray.

Republicans Still Have A Problem With Female Voters

Two prominent Republican groups point out the blindingly obvious.

Hobby Lobby Is Not An Issue That Will Bring Voters To The Polls In November

Once again, we are reminded that the fact that people feel strongly about an issue does not mean it’s one that will cause them to get out and vote.

Hobby Lobby Could Be Creating New Gender Gap Problems For Republicans

The Hobby Lobby decision could end up motivating women voters to turn out to vote against Republicans in the fall.

Republicans Still Don’t Know How To Communicate With Female Voters

It appears that the GOP still has a problem communicating with women.

Todd Akin Has No Regrets About His Comments About ‘Legitimate Rape’

Just in time for the midterms, Todd Akin is back to remind voters of the GOP’s problems with female voters.

Rush Limbaugh Is Madder Than Hell And He’s Not Gonna Take It Anymore

Rush Limbaugh is still really, really angry about subsidized birth control. And lots of other stuff.

Which Founding Father Are You?

1776 was a really, really long time ago.

Supreme Court: Some Employers Can Refuse To Cover Contraceptives For Religious Reasons

Hobby Lobby wins, but it’s unclear just how far this opinion will go.

Mitch McConnell: GOP Will Act To Limit Abortion If We Win The Senate

Mitch McConnell is making promises to pro-life groups that the GOP probably won’t keep, but it’s still a politically risky move.