The Incoming Russian Roulette

The Incoming Russian Roulette

The rapidly evolving equal rights crisis in Russia is prompting Olympic anxiety and may trigger an international civil rights crackdown — or breakthrough.

The James Baldwin Message for Trans People

The James Baldwin Message for Trans People

James Baldwin felt he was part of his elders’ hope for the future. How can we make it possible for young trans men and women to feel that for themselves?

Out With the Old, In With The New Smokes

Out With the Old, In With The New Smokes

Mark Twain said giving up smoking is easy — “I know because I’ve done it thousands of times.” Could he have used an e-cigarette?

Who Is The Movement's Overlooked MLK

Who Is The Movement's Overlooked MLK?

In the search for the movement’s Martin Luther King, have we overlooked ourselves?

Op-ed: Moms to Us All

Whoopi: First Female Comic Was a Lesbian

Whoopi Goldberg’s documentary on late comedian Moms Mabley can now say what was kept silent when she was doing her pioneering work — that Moms was a lesbian.

A Celebrity Craze for the Masses

A Celebrity Craze for the Masses

A former celebrity craze has become available to anyone with a refrigerator.

What the Media Learned from Chelsea Manning

What the Media Learned from Chelsea Manning

The whistleblower’s coming out as transgender meant a steep learning curve for some journalists, and was anti-trans fodder for others.

Destination:  Berlin

Destination: Berlin

In an evolving capital, everything old is new again.

The Other Baja:  La Paz

The Other Baja: La Paz

A days-long road trip down the length of the Baja California peninsula to the Tropic of Cancer is worthwhile. But a new direct flight makes the venture much more accessible.

The Experts Assign Some Honeymoon Homework

The Experts Assign Some Honeymoon Homework

Now that the work of the wedding is done, you need to unwind with your beloved. But you should prepare for that too.

AIDS, Interrupted

AIDS, Interrupted

Though there are fearless AIDS documentaries and TV movies being made now, it seems only decades of distance allows Hollywood studios to tackle the topic.

Editor’s Letter: Time for LGBT Voters to Mature

Editor’s Letter: Time for LGBT Voters to Mature

We, as LGBT voters and givers of campaign dollars, have to be especially discerning.

The A-List Interview: Kerry Washington

The A-List Interview: Kerry Washington

Keep calm and Kerry on! Before hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend, the Scandal star talks lesbian rumors, homophobia in Hollywood, and her fierce commitment to fighting for equality.

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