Brendan Eich Had To Go

In an ideal world, we would be more tolerant of leaders who held controversial positions. We don’t live in that world.

Do Women Make Better Military Helicopter Pilots?

One in ten Army helicopter pilot is a woman, yet men account for 97% of injuries in helicopter accidents.

Facebook Sex Selection: It’s Complicated

“It’s complicated” has long been an option to describe one’s romantic status on Facebook. Now, it applies to one’s sex as well.

Women Make 77 Cents For Every Dollar Men Earn? Only If You Rely On Misleading Data

A commonly cited statistic in support of the “equal pay” argument does not stand up to scrutiny.

Utah Will Not Recognize Same-Sex Marriages Performed Before Stay Issued

About 1,000 same-sex couples married in Utah before the Supreme Court stay find themselves in an odd legal limbo.

Texas Law Keeping Brain Dead Woman “Alive” Because She’s Pregnant

A brain dead woman in Texas is being kept alive while a fetus that is still not viable grows inside of her.

Supreme Court Grants Stay, Halting Same Sex Marriages In Utah

For the time being at least, same-sex marriage is once again banned in Utah.

Israel Appoints First Female Battalion Commander [UPDATED]

The IDF has finally put a woman in command of a battalion. They’re decades behind American forces.

Marines Delay Female Fitness Standards

The Marine Corps’ plan to make women take the same fitness test as men has hit a wee snag.

Justice Sotomayor Temporarily Blocks PPACA Birth Control Mandate

Developments overnight in a small but controversial issue raised by the PPACA.

Appeals Court Refuses To Stay Judge’s Order In Utah Same-Sex Marriage Case

Same-sex marriage remains the law of the land in one of the most conservative states in the nation, at least unless the Supreme Court says otherwise.

Science: Men Act Differently Around Women

Scientists have discovered that heterosexual men alter their behavior around women.

Michelle Howard Navy’s First Female 4-Star Admiral

Michelle Howard has become the highest ranking woman in the history of the US Navy–and the US military, period.

Federal Judge Strikes Down Utah’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

A victory for same-sex marriage in an unlikely place.

New Mexico Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage, Caps Off Big Year For Marriage Equality And Liberty

A 17th state legalizes gay marriage. There’s no turning back.

Obama Sends Message with Sochi Delegation

The U.S. delegation to Russia’s Sochi Olympics will feature no high profile politicians and several openly gay athletes.

Republicans Teaching Candidates How To Talk To Women

Much like the guy who’s afraid to talk to girls in High School, Republicans don’t seem to know how to talk to women. But their problems are actually bigger than that.

Army Looking for a Few Average-Looking Women

A leaked internal email has the Army in hot water with feminists.

Four Women Complete Marine Infantry Training; Marines Deem Pullups Too Dangerous for Women

The juxtaposition of two stories in the Marine Times strikes me as odd.

Hawaii About To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage: What A Difference 20 Years Makes

The state where the same-sex marriage battle began is just days away from legalizing same-sex marriage.

Senate Set To Pass ENDA, House Set To Ignore It

Legislation to ban discrimination in employment against gays and lesbians is set to make major gains in the Senate.

Pentagon Accused Of Moving Slow On Same-Sex Spouses Based Overseas

For some same-sex couples with a military spouse, living together on base is proving difficult to implement quickly.

Federal Judge Declares Some Texas Abortion Restrictions Unconstitutional

A partial setback for the pro-life crowd out of Texas.

Voter ID Laws Cause Problem For Married Women

Women in Texas who changed their name when they got married may have trouble voting.

No Sex Please, We’re Japanese

The good folks at The Guardian wonder, “Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?”

New Jersey Withdraws Appeal Of Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

And New Jersey makes fourteen, officially.

New Jersey Supreme Court To Hear Same-Sex Marriage Case In January

The issue of same-sex marriage is likely to be resolved in New Jersey by early next year.

Chelsea Manning and the Law

Bradley Manning’s announcement that she wishes to begin living life as a woman poses some interesting legal questions.

Bradley Manning Wants to Live as a Female Prisoner

Convicted felon Bradley Manning has announced that she’d like to spend her confinement as Chelsea Manning.

Pentagon Gets Gay Friendly in a Hurry

Until this year, being gay could get you kicked out of the military. Now, it comes with perks.

Air Force Academy Gets First Female Superintendent

Lieutenant General Michelle Johnson will be the first woman to lead a service academy.

Military Green Lights Playboy and Penthouse Before Banning Them

The military has declared that Playboy and Penthouse don’t violate its standards but banned them from its exchanges, anyway.

Gay Bars Boycott Russian Vodka

Gay bars around the world are banning Russian vodka to protest the lack of gay rights in that country.

Clintons Resent Weiner Comparisons

Bill and Hillary are not cool with Anthony and Huma’s recollection of the 1990s.

Transgender Soldiers Next Barrier

Last month, a retired Navy SEAL came out as transgender. Those still in uniform, however, must serve in silence.

Texas Senate Passes Abortion Bill

Texas has become the latest state to attempt to restrict abortion rights, and North Carolina isn’t far behind.

Legal Fight Against Same-Sex Marriage Moves To The States

The marriage equality battle is entering its next phase.