By Michael Bronski Image from Flickr user Laverrue As we move into LGBTQ Pride month we are being met with a deluge of public discussions, events, breaking news stories, and potentially groundbreaking legal decisions that impact not only the queer...
Jay Michaelson takes issue with how some would define "traditional" in Russia.
Jay Michaelson looks at Scalia's legalistic argles and bargles.
Jay Michaelson looks at recent incidents of homophobic hate crimes.
Two cases being argued before the Supreme Court this week have the potential to tip the judicial scales in favor of greater legal equality for LGBT families.
Four points to think about if your state has a marriage equality ballot question.
Obama's statement on marriage equality is a model of religious reasoning. Jay Michaelson explains.
We've all heard the cliché, and we all know its meaning. But Jay Michaelson suggests a different reading of the creation story.
Jay Michaelson makes the case for difficulty in the debate over LGBT equality.
Santorum's bigotry may play to his base, but is increasingly a liability in a more inclusive nation.
Anita Hill spoke with the Takeaway about some of the remarkable women profiled in her book, Reimagining Equality. You can also listen to her read a chapter from Reimagining Equality at Vanity Fair. Jay Wexler talks about The Odd Clauses...
Before he came out, Jay Michaelson was sure that doing so would spell the end of his religious life. Instead, it marked the beginning of a new understanding.
The myth that the Bible forbids homosexuality—the myth of “God versus Gay”—is behind some of the most divisive and painful conflicts of our day. In this provocative, passionately argued, and game-changing book, scholar and activist Jay Michaelson shows that not...
The Jewish High Holidays are the time more Jews go to synagogue than any other, yet it foregrounds a theology least likely to appeal to them, one highlighting sin and repentance, judgment and guilt. Is this a good thing?
The second part of our author roundtable on the ethical and religious issues raised by the death of an enemy.