• February 2010
  • Gays vs. Democrats

    26th Feb 2010

    They’re fond of your checkbooks — and deaf to your demands for equal rights. What will it take for the…

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  • December 2009
  • Lambert Offends Equally

    1st Dec 2009

    It may be hard to believe, but just two weeks ago, “American Idol” runner-up Adam Lambert was attacked for not…

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  • August 2009
  • Unorthodox Position

    20th Aug 2009

    Meet Washington’s gay-friendly Orthodox rabbi When Zvi Bellin, a gay Washingtonian, heard that a vigil was being organized by members…

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  • May 2009
  • Battle of the Homocons

    20th May 2009

    Gay Republicans can’t get along–both of them. It’s a sunny Friday afternoon in April, and Frank Ricchiazzi is addressing the…

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  • March 2009
  • Play Nice, Folks

    26th Mar 2009

    Why confrontation is exactly the wrong approach when it comes to getting what you want. Leave it to Melissa Etheridge…

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  • Gay Marriage Isn't Racist

    12th Mar 2009

    Jasmyne Cannick may not admit it, but marriage equality benefits all gays and lesbians — not just the white ones I…

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  • December 2008
  • A Friend to Gays and Antigay Dictators Alike

    11th Dec 2008

    It’s not surprising that Sean Penn, thanks to his star turn as Harvey Milk, is becoming a hero of the…

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  • November 2008
  • The Foley Follies

    26th Nov 2008

    The scandal surrounding former Florida Republican representative Mark Foley was critical in the Democrats’ 2006 takeover of Congress. Now that…

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  • March 2008
  • The McGreevey Scandal Wasn't (Just) About Sex

    28th Mar 2008

    New Jersey has long been the bastard cousin of its neighbor to the north, and the details of the affair involving former…

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  • Hard Right

    26th Mar 2008

    Gay porn’s neocon kingpin. This was not what Patrick Cordova had bargained for. The Stanford junior, a member of the…

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About James

James Kirchick is a journalist and foreign correspondent currently based in Washington. He has reported from Southern and North Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, across the European continent, and the Caucasus. He is a fellow with the Foreign Policy Initiative in Washington, D.C., a correspondent for The Daily Beast and is a columnist for Tablet. His first book, The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues and the Coming Dark Age is forthcoming from Yale University Press.

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