Every December, hundreds of fuccbois and basics longing for a shameless seasonal kegger descend onto the streets of New York City dressed like Kris Kringle. This year, the event unfortunately landed on the same morning as the Millions March.
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld gay marriage bans in four states this week, which basically guarantees that the Supreme Court will be forced to rule on an issue it has desperately tried to avoid.
In Texas, it doesn't take much to make certain Christian conservatives think they're being persecuted for their faith. But when the city of Houston started issuing subpoenas for church sermons, everyone got a little nervous.
At a time when voting rights are threatened, schools are segregated, and police seem to be doing whatever they feel like to people of color, the appointment of a star reformer to head up the Justice Department's civil rights division offers some hope.
Larry Lessig, a longtime advocate for net neutrality and friend of the late hactivist Aaron Swartz, is trying to raise $12 million in order to win some elections and prove that radical campaign finance reform is both possible and necessary.
Last year, the Reykjavík City Council granted a plot for Iceland's first mosque, and the Muslim Association of Iceland said they're about to break ground next week. As you'd expect, everyone is pissed.
International Whores' Day, the most necessary holiday you've never heard of, is on Monday. In honor of Maya Angelou, let's take this opportunity to finally deal with the fact that she had sex for money. She seemed to have dealt with it just fine.
In 2006, the Bureau of Prisons created two "Communication Management Units" to isolate and segregate specific prisoners, the majority of them convicted of crimes related to terrorism. Prisoners call them "Little Guantánamos" because, by September 2009, ab…
Three decades ago, my mother immigrated from South Africa, her home, to America because of Apartheid. This week, I sat down with my mother, Chryl Resnick, to talk about growing up in Apartheid-era South Africa, sneaking into townships, and why Mandela is
Fifty years after Martin Luther King Jr. marched on Washington to tell the world about his dream, one brave young woman took the stage in Brooklyn to show us all not only how toned her butt is, but also how different America is from the Civil Rights era.
Some of you may grimace at the phrase "states' rights"; a few of you, possibly wearing pointy white hoods, may be more inclined to pump your fists in the air; the rest of you are probably wondering what it means for states (as opposed to, you know, people…