Million Moms Fight Gay Wedding in Archie Comics

Another day, another misguided moral panic.This time, it’s One Million Moms sending up flares about the fact that some Toys "R" Us stores are selling Archie Comics, featuring a gay wedding. Image: Robin Nelson via ZUMA Press. ...more
When I was a kid, my aunt used to bring her girlfriends to our house for family events.  This ...more

Net Activists Push for the Release of Jamie and Gladys Scott

Jamie and Gladys Scott have been in a Mississippi prison since 1994, serving two consecutive double life terms for an armed robbery in which no one was injured. Moreover, they insist that they were not involved, and testimony from a trial transcript published online has witnesses contradicting themselves. ...more

Outrage and a call to conscience in the wake of R. Kelly's acquittal

I'll be honest; I've been looking at singer R. Kelly cross-eyed for a long time, as much as I like such songs as "Step in the Name of Love" and I believe I Can Fly." I was always put off by his relationship with the late singer Aaliyah, with whom he had a bogus "marriage" in 1994, when she was 15. ...more

Let's hope we can get back to a consensus about a few basics. Your list is a pretty good ...more