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Opinions

COMMENTARY: We are Trayvon Martin

With Florida’s Stand Your Ground permitting Zimmerman to walk without charges, the Shepard-Byrd statute not only reminds us of how bias-motivated crimes links gays and blacks together but that it’s also the best hope for Trayvon Martin and his family seeking justice.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Immigration Equality sues over DOMA

There is no question that DOMA is unconstitutional. We know it; the Obama Administration knows it; and the families who feel its impact know it most of all. It is time to end this law, and Immigration Equality and our families will do just that.

COMMENTARY: NOM lets others do their dirty work

For more than a year now, gay rights activists have alleged that NOM is playing a shell game, avoiding the most egregiously false defamations of gay people on its own website, but linking directly to others who don’t.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A PFLAG mom takes on self-righteous people

Like a sign I saw a PFLAG mom carry at one of the many Pride parades (that she took from MLK's speech) “I have a dream in which my son will be judged not by his sexual orientation, but by the strength of his character.” I have that same dream!