February 17, 2015

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Appears on Rachel Maddow Show

Filed by John M. Becker | February 17, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

Last night, The Rachel Maddow Show aired a rare, exclusive interview with Supreme Court Justice (and cultural icon) Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the leader of the court's liberal wing. Read More

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Victim of Cairo Bathhouse Raid Tries to Burn Himself to Death

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 17, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

One of the 26 men arrested, tortured, and ultimately acquitted in the December 7 raid on a Cairo bathhouse has reportedly tried to burn himself to death. Read More

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Anti-Gay AR Lawmaker's Brother Slams LGBT Rights Ban

Filed by John M. Becker | February 17, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

GOP Arkansas state representative Charlie Collins voted to support a bill that would block communities in that state from passing LGBT-inclusive anti-discrimination ordinances. His gay brother Donald is calling him out.Read More


The Road to Havana

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | February 17, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

When President Obama announced his Cuban initiative in December, Cuban Americans in my parents' generation screamed bloody murder. But Obama is right: our frosty relationship with Cuba is a relic of the Cold War that needs to be overhauled.Read More