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Fighting back

Thanks to a federal law that codifies discrimination against same-sex couples, more than 15,000 legally married couples (and an untold number of children) are being denied basic benefits, such as the right to file their taxes jointly, or Social Security
Two cases in federal court here in Massachusetts could help turn the national tide against DOMA
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 04, 2010

Open service

By KEGAN ZEMA  |  May 29, 2010

Crossing the line

When an increasingly conservative newspaper company fires an already publicly conservative employee for apparently offending a liberal interest group, it leaves some people scratching their heads.
Press Releases
By JEFF INGLIS  |  December 18, 2009
lynch list

Granite grind

Much of New England joined the march toward marriage equality this year, but in the comparably conservative Granite State, its legalization has heated up a partisan battle for control of the governorship in 2010, promising that this political war isn't
Same-sex marriage ignites partisan battle in New Hampshire
By ASHLEY RIGAZIO  |  August 07, 2009

Gay bash

I had that same feeling I always get at the end of big gay happenings: how far we’ve come. How good that is. And how did I spend $90?
True Colors Tour at Bank Of America Pavilion, May 31 2008
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  June 03, 2008

Study this

Politics and other mistakes
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  May 21, 2008


Panoramic pop

The Pavilion was P-town for a night.
Cyndi Lauper and "True Colors," Bank of America Pavilion, June, 16, 2007
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  June 19, 2007

What Collins won't tell

We reported last week that Senator Susan Collins might, just might, have a soft spot in her heart for gays and lesbians.
Gay rights
By TONY GIAMPETRUZZI  |  May 18, 2007

Boston muisc news: April 13, 2007

The working title for Amanda Palmer's solo album is Who Killed Amanda Palmer? , but the Dresden Doll says she’s toying with another: That’s Amanda Fucking Palmer to You .
Notes on Amanda Palmer and the Mystery Tramps
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  April 09, 2007

Girls’ night out

“Happy L Word!” the girls at the entrance to Avalon cheered at me last Sunday night.
The L Word premiere, Avalon, January 7, 2006
By MICAH BELLIEU  |  January 08, 2007

Libbing it up

The gay-rights movement has hit a brick wall.
The future of gay politics can be found in its past — with a few tweaks
By MICHAEL BRONSKI  |  June 13, 2006