The Equality Act

What was mere signaling under a Republican Senate and President could now become law.

Congress Pushing to ‘Ratify’ ERA by Fiat

Amending the Constitutional through unconstitutional means is a very bad idea.

The Silly ‘Dr. Biden’ Kerfuffle

A silly, sexist WSJ op-ed has generated plenty of attention.

Biden’s Team Shaping Up

Some square pegs are being forced into some round holes for the sake of inclusion.

Avril Haynes Biden’s Director of National Intelligence Nominee

She’d be America’s first woman intelligence chief.

Texas Reverses LGBTQ Ruling

A whole ‘nother board came to a sane conclusion.

Inside People of Praise

It’s not a cult but not exactly mainstream, either.

Sexism and Kamala Harris

Joe Biden’s running mate will be highly scrutinized. What’s fair game?

Biden’s Veepstakes

A column is getting negative attention for all the wrong reasons

Is VP Debate Really About Warren?

The “Biden must pick a black woman” plea may be masking a different agenda.

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Supreme Court Rules LGBT Discrimination Illegal

The 6-3 opinion written by Justice Gorsuch and joined by Chief Justice Roberts defies conventional wisdom.

Biden’s Record Gender Gap

If the Democrats win back the White House in November, it’ll be no thanks to men.

TERF Wars

JK Rowling is uinder fire for arguing only women menstruate.

Richard Friedman Dead at 79

He revolutionized how we think of male homosexuality.

The Language of Sexual Violence

We need a better vocabulary for treating the spectrum between rude and horrific.

Getting Over What Happened to Elizabeth Warren

Women didn’t vote for her either. But that doesn’t mean sexism didn’t play a role in her loss.

Women Are Not a Voting Bloc II

A quick follow-up.

Women are Not a Voting Bloc

Four highly-qualified (and two less-qualified) women ran and lost in 2020.

Does Stop-and-Frisk Disqualify Bloomberg for President?

The policy was undeniably harmful and unconstitutional. Is it forgivable?

Queer Activists Disrupt Buttigieg Fundraiser

Do gay candidates have a special obligation to be leftists?

Virginia Putting ERA over the Top?

The Commonwealth is about to become the 38th State to ratify the Nixon-era Amendment.

Lawsuit Seeks To Preempt Efforts To Declare Equal Rights Amendment Ratified

A newly filed lawsuit seeks to blunt expected efforts in 2020 to “ratify” the Equal Rights Amendment even though it effectively died nearly 40 years ago.

AOC’s Outrageous Haircut

Sigh.

Bob Woodward Heckled for Doing His Job

The norms of social discourse are rapidly changing in the #MeToo era.

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Mark Halperin Attempts A Comeback After #MeToo Allegations

Mark Halperin, the former MSNBC political analyst who was accused of misconduct during the height of the #MeToo Movement, is trying to make a comeback with a new book.

Steve King: Rape And Incest Necessary For Humanity To Exist

Congressman Steve King has some rather unique views about human history.

Federal Court Rules In Favor Of Transgender Student In Bathroom Access Case

A Federal Court has ruled once again in favor of a transgender student in Virginia who was prevented from using the bathroom conforming to their gender identity.

U.S. Women’s Team World Cup Win Renews Fight Over ‘Pay Equity’

The victory of the U.S. Women’s team in the World Cup has renewed a long-standing argument over pay equity, but the issue is far more complicated than it seems.

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Should the LGB Separate from the T?

A leading same-sex marriage advocate is pushing back on the trans movement.

Most Americans Oppose Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

Another poll is out showing that Americans overwhelmingly oppose the President’s decision to ban transgender troops from serving in the military.

Support For Abortion Rights Grows As Extremist Views Harden

A new poll finds that public support for abortion rights is increasing, but it also shows growing support for extreme views at both ends of the spectrum.

State Department Bars Embassies From Flying Rainbow Flag

The State Department has barred American Embassies from flying the Pride Flag during Pride Month as has been the custom for several years.

What Really Motivates The “Pro-Life” Movement?

At least some segments of the “pro-life” movement seem more concerned with policing morality than they do with protecting life.

Joe Biden Comes Out Against Hyde Amendment

After coming under attack from within his own party, former Vice-President Joe Biden has changed his position on the Hyde Amendment.

Majority Of Americans Support Transgender Rights On Bathroom Access, Other Issues

A new poll shows that a majority of Americans support equal rights for transgender Americans, with only Republicans disagreeing with that position.

Kamala Harris Wants To Use Federal Authority To Monitor State Abortion Laws

Kamala Harris is trying to jump-start her Presidential campaign with an idea for a new law, but it’s probably unconstitutional and would never get through Congress.

New Poll Shows Strong Support For Abortion Rights In Wake Of New Laws

New polling shows support for abortion rights rising amid a plethora of new laws aimed at striking down Roe v. Wade

Supreme Court Issues Split Ruling On Indiana Abortion Law But Sends A Signal

The Supreme Court sent a signal yesterday that seems to indicate how it might deal with future abortion law challenges and it doesn’t bode well for pro-lifers.

Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi’s ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Law

A Federal Judge in Mississippi has blocked Mississippi’s law that purports to ban abortions after detection of a fetal heartbeat.

Most Americans Do Not Want Roe v. Wade Overturned

A new poll shows that roughly two-thirds of Americans, including a large number of Republicans, do not want to see Roe v. Wade overturned.

Republicans Distancing Themselves From New Abortion Laws

Republicans have spent the past week putting as much distance as they can between themselves and the latest round of radical anti-abortion laws.

Another Republican Assault On Abortion Rights

Following in the footsteps of Alabama, the Missouri legislature has passed a law that would severely restrict abortion rights in the Show Me State.

Caster Semenya and the Limits of Binary Gender

We segregate men and women in sports for good reason. How we do that is complicated.

When Max Punishment is a ‘Slap on the Wrist’

Sexual misconduct in the military continues to frustrate observers.

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Mark Halperin’s Making a Comeback

A year and a half into the #MeToo era, we’re still debating who gets to have a career.

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Sex and 2020

The latest CNN poll raises some questions about gender bias.

Democratic Contender Websites

A deep dive into typography and naming choices.

Wokeness at the DOJ

A shout-out to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Virginia.