Tag: gay marriage

Goin' Country, Music

Goin’ Country: This week’s YouTube sensation, Steve Grand

Scott Malchus takes a look at Steve Grand and his viral video hit....

Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: Obama (Finally) Marries Reality

The president's support for gay marriage opens a new front in his battle for re-election -- but its historical importance will reverberate...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: The Not-So-Great Society

Now is the summer of our discontent … arriving on the heels of a spring, winter, autumn and previous summer that roiled in similar...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: The Palin-Prejean Connection

One of them reached the grandest stage in her profession by virtue of her charm and very-good looks, only to be judged harshly upon that...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: Activist Shmactivist

Any time now – maybe even during the too-few moments between my pressing “submit” and this column going live –...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: Beauty Queens, Bigotry … and Ambivalence

It may be that only an event like this could have propped up that downward-spiraling phenomenon, the beauty pageant: An out-and-proud...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: Christian Right, R.I.P.

Have right-wing evangelicals won their last battle? Maybe not, but Jon Cummings thinks it'll take them more than three days to resurrect...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: We Said We Wanted a Revolution …

“Eighty percent of success in life is just showing up.” – Woody Allen For a few years there – as George Bush...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: Obama Sews Up My Bleeding Heart

I didn’t cry for an hour and a half. I watched dozens of other people weep and shout and wail and fling themselves to the floor with...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: Keep Marriage Gay in CA!

On Tuesday, citizens of California will have an opportunity to place our indelible stamp on the forward progress of civil rights in the...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: Marriage? Keep It Gay!

Last week, Republicans half a world apart (in more ways than one) showed us the difference between rational, reasoned political thought and...