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I Could Use a Nose Job, Frankly, and I Want to Laugh About It

In the past month or so, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL)—which monitors discrimination and hate crimes—has tackled two youth-related flaps related to Judaism. The first was […]

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Who We Love: Rev. Tim Clark

Rev. Tim Clark may be miles away from Philly, but his message is being heard loud and clear. As Washington State’s political and religious leaders […]

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Top 10 Reasons Passover Is the Favorite Holiday of American Jews

It has been said—not only by researchers, but also by my grandmother and her five sisters in Miami—that Passover is the favorite holiday of American […]

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Hispanics and the LGBT Community

Countering sometimes popular assumptions that the Hispanic community is somehow anti-gay, a new report co-released today by National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and Social […]

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Thank Goodness Media’s Reminding Everyone That Mitt Romney’s a Mormon

Well, it’s official. Rick Santorum—the Tim Tebow of American politics, the would-be Pope of Pennsylvania Avenue—has bowed out of the race for the White House, […]

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Gay Mormons Speak Out

We ordinarily wouldn’t think that Brigham Young University is a hot bed for gay activism. But several LGBT students there created a video recently, saying […]

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Gay Marriage: Our Generation’s Civil Rights Issue

Each spring, I join with observers around the world to retell an ancient tale and pose a number of questions.  (No, it’s not the story […]

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Rutgers Looks Into Pro-Hitler Spoof Column

A column in a recent issue of the Daily Medium—a satirical newspaper produced by students at Rutgers-New Brunswick—was titled, “What about the good things Hitler […]

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What We Love: Outside the Frame

Deen is a Brooklyn-based performance artist who, like Cher or Madonna, is known on a first name basis. These days, audiences can find him in […]

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Weekend Roundup

Friday, March 23 Saga: The Rock Opera is looking for a few good singers and actors. Written by Philly’s own Erik Ransom, the show is […]

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LGBT Hate Groups Exposed

The radical right, says the Southern Poverty Law Center, has grown by leaps and bounds in the last few years. The watchdog group recently added […]

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The Kirk Cameron Fire Storm

Former “Growing Pains” star Kirk Cameron’s comments about homosexuality have sparked plenty of heated debate this week. “It’s unnatural,” Cameron said to Piers Morgan, explaining that […]

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PA Judge Says First Amendment Doesn’t Protect “Doofus” Who Insulted Muslims

I’ve never been to Mechanicsburg. To be honest, I wasn’t even sure exactly where it was until I looked it up. But the 2.6-square-mile Cumberland […]

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Rick Santorum’s World Wrestling Federation Experience Won’t Help Him Win This Fight

Rick Santorum’s losses in the Michigan and Arizona primaries should signal the beginning of the end to his Republican presidential bid, as voters nationwide begin […]

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Villanova to Gay Artist: No Thanks

Tim Miller first gained notoriety in the 1990s when the National Endowment for the Arts took him and other gay artists to task over controversial […]