Opinion

  • Seeing Trayvon

    The man who stalked and killed Trayvon Martin is cleared of all charges, and a flood of disbelief and outrage pours across my computer screen:...

  • Everyday Racism

    Since Saturday, when George Zimmerman was found ''not guilty'' of murder or manslaughter for killing Trayvon Martin, there has been outrage from the African-American community....

  • Card's Game

    One of my few hard and fast rules of life is ''Always bring a book.'' It fills up all those interstitial moments in life spent...

  • Protecting Our Pink Planet

    There are a couple companies I avoid simply because my polite letters regarding dreadful customer service went unanswered. Although I steer clear, I've never asked...

  • Uneasy Alliances

    As the fight for marriage equality continues in the states, the forces of social reaction redouble their efforts to brazen their way past the fact...

  • Good Times, Bad Times

    Following last week's big win on marriage in the Supreme Court, gays and lesbians across the country can be excused for indulging in a victory...

  • Beyond DOMA and Prop. 8

    Last week was an unforgettable moment for our movement, our country, and the pursuit of justice. We witnessed history – history made possible by the...

  • DOMA Goes Down

    It's not often you get to see a wave of joy wash across the Internet, so the first few minutes after the Supreme Court announced...

  • My Dreams Matter

    I am an American. I speak and write English. I've gone to American schools, grown up with American friends, and pledged allegiance to the American...

  • Obama's Tiresome Rhetorical Trick

    We all have our rhetorical tics and tricks. For example, mine include the excessive use of clauses such as ''however,'' ''actually'' and ''for example.'' I...