The LGBT rights movement has had considerable victories this year -- the demise of Prop 8 and DOMA, large increases of elected officials coming out of the closet, the sixth season renewal of RuPaul's Drag Race, etc. But a new study shows that we might not have come as far as we think in terms of how ... More >>
By the time Facebook came along in 2004, many of us were already using other Internet vessels to gather intelligence about our romantic partners. It was already customary to customary to check a person's relationship status on various social networks rather than asking him IRL, and astute daters kne ... More >>
Smart girls More women than men are getting their college degrees, but all that time they spend studying means less time for primping.At least, that's what Newsweek and The Daily Beast would have us think after releasing their "Most Beautiful" list.This fear of being surrounded by unsightly coeds ... More >>
Will face-recognition technology get an accused killer off the hook?
You'll still have to stay in the closet for now, sailorThursday night the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that claims to repeal the ban on gays serving in the military (Don't Ask Don't Tell). But the details of the bill reveal that the policy is not really repealed and it won't be unt ... More >>
The local conversation between pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian activists is getting less civil every day. And Lee Kaplan's tactics aren't helping.
As of April 14, the national security police can monitor your medical records without your knowledge. So can the local police.
Amid a drastic budget crisis, why is the California State University system spending $400 million on computers? And where is the money coming from?
At 74, Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz has fame, fortune, and a funny bone. So why does he dread getting out of bed?