Boy Scouts Rethinking Gay Exclusion

The Boy Scouts is strongly reconsidering its ban on gays.

Military Family Divided By Women’s Role

Greg Jaffe has an outstanding feature titled “In one Army family, women in combat evokes two different perspectives.”

Pentagon Opens All Combat Roles to Women

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta ordered a lifting of the ban on women in ground combat.

40 Years Later, Roe v. Wade Enjoys Majority Support

40 years after Roe v. Wade, support for the decision is still strong, but the effort to restrict it continues apace.

40 Years Later, Majority Opposes Overturning Roe v. Wade

40 years later, the public continues to support the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade.

Jodie Foster Comes Out, Surprising Only John Hinckley

In news you’ve known for years, Jodie Foster has announced that she’s a lesbian.

Obama Hit For Lack Of Diversity In Reshuffled Cabinet

President Obama is taking some heat over the fact that his Second Term cabinet selections have been very white and very male.

Firing Workers For Being Too Sexy Approved By Iowa Supreme Court

In Iowa, women can be fired for being too sexy.

Transgender Woman Plays College Basketball to Little Controversy

Gabrielle Ludwig played college basketball as a man 25 years ago; now, she’s playing as a woman.

DOMA, Double Standards, and the Military

Couples of the same sex can marry at the West Point chapel, they’re treated much differently under the Defense of Marriage Act.

Supreme Court To Hear Appeals In Two Same-Sex Marriage Cases

The issue of same-sex marriage will be before the Supreme Court early next year.

Air Force Cracks Down On Objectification

The Air Force has a leadership crisis.

West Point Chapel Hosts Lesbian Wedding

One of West Point’s first female graduates has married her long-time girlfriend at the Cadet Chapel.

Supreme Court May Decide To Hear Same-Sex Marriage Cases This Week

Possibly a big week for the Supreme Court.

Another Republican Demographic Problem: The Gay Vote

Republican opposition to same-sex marriage is costing it yet another demographic group.

Republicans Need To Understand What Went Wrong If They Want To Win Again

Republicans are trying to figure out what went wrong. Will they learn the right lessons from their loss?

Same-Sex Marriage Wins At The Ballot Box

Voters in four states endorsed marriage equality yesterday.

Gender Gap: Gone Yet at Record High

A recent poll has Obama and Romney tied among women. Another gives Obama a 33 point edge.

No Whining On Team Hillary

Hillary Clinton doesn’t have much sympathy for her former aide’s inability to “have it all.”

Another Federal Court Of Appeals Strikes Down DOMA’s Section Three

Another loss in the Federal Courts for the Defense Of Marriage Act.

Shannon Eastin First Female NFL Ref

Shannon Eastin has become the first woman to officiate an NFL game, thanks to the lockout of the regular referees.

Three States Challenge DOMA on Estate Taxes

The Defense of Marriage Act is under challenge through a unique angle: estate taxes.

George Takei Wonders What Happened To The Republicans Who Are Against Big Government

Hey GOP, Lt. Sulu has some questions for you.

Ann Romney’s Opinions About Birth Control Are Irrelevant To This Election

Ann Romney dodged questions from a reporter seeking her personal opinions on hot-button social issues. Good for her.

George Takei Lived to See The Day

“Growing up in California, it was illegal for Asians to marry whites. How times have changed. I married a white DUDE.”

What The Heck Is Wrong With The Republican Party?

As its convention begins, one has to wonder what has happened to the Republican Party.

Obama Winning Even Though He Has Daughters

National Review’s Keith Williamson can’t fathom why Alpha Male Mitt Romney is having so much trouble beating Girly Man Barack Obama.

The GOP Platform’s Abortion Plank Could’ve Been Written By Todd Akin

The GOP Platform will include an abortion plank that Todd Akin would love.

Chuck Schumer: Senator Cupid?

While Republicans talk about family values, Chuck Schumer is busy promoting them one staffer at a time.

US Women Win More Olympic Medals Than All But Three Countries

How dominant were America’s women in the London Olympics? They’d have come in fourth place in the medal count in the US sent separate men’s and women’s teams.

Civil Rights Group Alleges Discrimination By Chick-Fil-A Because Of Dan Cathy’s Opinion

The latest round of the Chick-fil-A controversy is perhaps the most absurd yet.

Tammy Smith: America’s First Openly Gay General

Tammy Smith has been promoted to brigadier general, thus becoming the first American general officer who also happens to be openly gay.

Romney, Other Top Republicans, Mostly Silent On Same-Sex Marriage

Mitt Romney and other top Republicans are not taking part in the latest round of the culture war debate over same-sex marriage, for good reason.

Cover Girl Model Wins Olympic Boxing Match

Cover Girl model Marlen Esparza was the first American woman to win an Olympic boxing match.