Politics

22 biggest queer political stories of 2013

Sure, 2013 will go down as a another huge year in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) victories, with marriage equality surging forward in the states and at the Supreme Court, transgender students wining major protections in California and "ex-gay" therapy to minors banned in New Jersey.

COMMENTARY: UNAIDS book launch controversy

A UNAIDS book launch in Trinidad and Tobago is mired in the politics of the island nation's immigration laws that prohibit homosexuals from entering the country.

COMMENTARY: Has our humanity been furloughed, too?

"This shutdown is a political thing. Democrats, Republicans, Independents – anyone sitting in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate – this is your baby, this is your responsibility, this is your freaking job – and you’re not doing it."