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How China May Help Its Enemy Get Elected in Taiwan

How China May Help Its Enemy Get Elected in Taiwan

President Tsai can thank Beijing for its stupidity if she stays in power.
United Methodist Church Announces Plan to Split Over Same-Sex Marriage

United Methodist Church Announces Plan to Split Over Same-Sex Marriage

Under an agreement to be voted on in May, a new “traditionalist Methodist” denomination would continue to ban same-sex marriage and gay and lesbian clergy.
United Methodist Church Announces Plan to Split Over Same-Sex Marriage

United Methodist Church Announces Plan to Split Over Same-Sex Marriage

Under an agreement to be voted on in May, a new “traditionalist Methodist” denomination would continue to ban same-sex marriage and gay and lesbian clergy.
The Decade We Changed Our Minds

The Decade We Changed Our Minds

America in the 2010s saw significant cultural and political shifts that pushed us forward.
The Feud Between Cuomo and Trump Now Involves Weddings

The Feud Between Cuomo and Trump Now Involves Weddings

The governor vetoed legislation that would have allowed federal judges from outside New York to officiate weddings here.
How Today’s Queer Artists Are Revising History

How Today’s Queer Artists Are Revising History

By revisiting and refuting the cultural history of the West, this group is using time as its primary medium, looking backward to inform a different kind of gay future.
‘The L Word’ Is Back With Sex, Glamour and a Wider Lens

‘The L Word’ Is Back With Sex, Glamour and a Wider Lens

A decade after the pioneering original ended, “The L Word: Generation Q” includes a group of new young cast members from across the L.G.B.T.Q. spectrum. Can the series still break ground in 2019?
Japan’s Support for Gay Marriage Is Soaring. But Can It Become Law?

Japan’s Support for Gay Marriage Is Soaring. But Can It Become Law?

The country is being pulled in two directions as it experiences a “boom” in L.G.B.T. awareness but also remains committed to a sometimes inflexible traditional culture.
Japan’s Support for Gay Marriage Is Soaring. But Can It Become Law?

Japan’s Support for Gay Marriage Is Soaring. But Can It Become Law?

The country is being pulled in two directions as it experiences a “boom” in L.G.B.T. awareness but also remains committed to a sometimes inflexible traditional culture.
Japan’s Support for Gay Marriage Is Soaring. But Can It Become Law?

Japan’s Support for Gay Marriage Is Soaring. But Can It Become Law?

The country is being pulled in two directions as it experiences a “boom” in L.G.B.T. awareness but also remains committed to a sometimes inflexible traditional culture.
‘My Loneliness Keeps Me Going’: Fighting for Equality in India

‘My Loneliness Keeps Me Going’: Fighting for Equality in India

Vidhya Rajput, a transgender activist, has emerged as a leader in a gathering rights revolution in India. But she still has an “ache for love.”

Should I Report Officiants Who Won’t Marry Same-Sex Couples?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on outing wedding vendors that won’t work with L.G.B.T.Q. couples and the problem with exploiting emergency-room services.
Where Does Deval Patrick Stand on the Issues?

Where Does Deval Patrick Stand on the Issues?

Mr. Patrick, the former governor of Massachusetts is considering entering the 2020 Democratic primary. Here’s a look at his life and his record.
Where Does Deval Patrick Stand on the Issues?

Where Does Deval Patrick Stand on the Issues?

Mr. Patrick, the former governor of Massachusetts is considering entering the 2020 Democratic primary. Here’s a look at his life and his record.
Gay Byrne, Who Tackled Taboos as Ireland’s TV Host, Dies at 85

Gay Byrne, Who Tackled Taboos as Ireland’s TV Host, Dies at 85

A revered figure, he mixed serious discussion on matters like sex abuse and contraception with lighter fare on his long-running “Late Late Show.”
Gay Byrne, Who Tackled Taboos as Ireland’s TV Host, Dies at 85

Gay Byrne, Who Tackled Taboos as Ireland’s TV Host, Dies at 85

A revered figure, he mixed serious discussion on matters like sex abuse and contraception with lighter fare on his long-running “Late Late Show.”
Unmarried Couples Gain in Numbers, but Survey Finds Married Ones May Be Happier

Unmarried Couples Gain in Numbers, but Survey Finds Married Ones May Be Happier

Financial considerations have contributed to a jump in the number of unmarried couples in the United States who live together, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center.
Unmarried Couples Gain in Numbers, but Survey Finds Married Ones May Be Happier

Unmarried Couples Gain in Numbers, but Survey Finds Married Ones May Be Happier

Financial considerations have contributed to a jump in the number of unmarried couples in the United States who live together, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center.
Being Gay Hurts Mayor Pete. It Helps, Too.

Being Gay Hurts Mayor Pete. It Helps, Too.

America’s need for a savior outweighs any interest in what he or she does in bed.