The Lady's Guide to the Big, Throbbing Immigration Reform Bill

Slip into something more comfortable and let your mind wander to its darkest, dirtiest corners, because it's about to get really fucking sexy in here: who wants to talk immigration reform? Thick, rock hard immigration reform? The immigration reform bill the US Senate just passed might not be the sexiest, or even,… » 7/01/13 11:40am 7/01/13 11:40am

Senator Wants to Force New Immigrants to Speak English USA! USA! USA!

Florida Senator and varsity-level combover artist Marco Rubio has taken a break from his busy schedule of practicing "I'm Very Concerned" facial expressions in a mirror to introduce proposed changes to immigration reform legislation that would strengthen the requirement that aspirant US citizens demonstrate… » 6/11/13 12:30pm 6/11/13 12:30pm

Unrealized DREAM

Los Angeles, December 18: Undocumented UCLA students Martha Vasquez, Jessica Ortiz, and Miriam Vasquez hold hands as they follow the Senate's cloture vote on the DREAM act. The measure fell five votes short of the 60 needed to move forward. » 12/19/10 10:55am 12/19/10 10:55am

Yet Another Reason To Adore Scott Fujita

We already had plenty of reasons, but here's the linebacker co-writing (with congressman Michael Honda) an op-ed on behalf of LGBT equality when it comes to immigrant families. Swoon. » 11/04/10 3:44pm 11/04/10 3:44pm

Gay Rights Movement Flexes Muscles, Brings In The Liz Gilbert Guns

Blame godless San Francisco. It's the site of the ruling against Proposition 8, which had its stay lifted yesterday, and where the Human Rights Campaign is hoping to leverage its political muscle with Target. » 8/13/10 10:05am 8/13/10 10:05am

One Out Of Every 15 U.S. Children Is An "Anchor Baby"

Amid current hysteria over immigrant women and the babies they're "dropping," it is interesting to know just how many people — and it's good to remind the ideologues we're talking about humans here — are affected by the divisive pandering. » 8/11/10 4:07pm 8/11/10 4:07pm

Everything You Didn't Want To Know About Dov Charney And Weren't Afraid…

The NY Observer wants to know why, in a month that might arguably be called financially eventful, Conde Nast Portfolio has put old-newsy sleaze-monger Dov Charney on its cover. They raise a good point: the American Apparel founder's creepiness, idiosyncrasies, success and commitment to "vertically-integrated… » 10/17/08 3:00pm 10/17/08 3:00pm

Keeping The Homeland Safe From Gay Latinos, Regardless Of The Cost

After yesterday's story » 8/12/08 2:20pm 8/12/08 2:20pm about "Nichole," who is being spared deportation (for now) due to her sexuality, the has about gay asylum seekers from Latin America. In 1994, then-Attorney General Janet Reno ruled that asylum seekers could legally argue that they needed asylum because they would be persecuted for their…

John McCain: Yeah, Maybe Just Let This Guy Be President

Bummertown Thursday, dudes. There's a death toll of 20,000 in China, some 2 million displaced people in Burma (and a newly-passed referendum ensures they will all remain comprehensively and brutally oppressed!) and longest and most depressing of all, a not brief Times cover story on John McCain and All The Places In… » 5/15/08 10:00am 5/15/08 10:00am