Politics

COMMENTARY: Mr. Putin’s war on gays

To the long list of Russians whom President Vladimir Putin is persecuting, add gay people and those who support gay rights.

COMMENTARY: Ken Cuccinelli's war on oral sex

Virgina GOP gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli -- who is intent on reinstating Virginia's Crimes Against Nature law -- apparently thinks oral sex (between any two people, gay or straight) is the same as gay sex.

COMMENTARY: Russia’s anti-gay crackdown

Russia’s president, Vladimir V. Putin, has declared war on homosexuals. So far, the world has mostly been silent.