Arts & Entertainment

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"The Imitation Game": Binary consciousness at many levels

The enthralling story of an inspired, harassed and troubled genius, British mathematician Alan Turing and his conquest of the "unbreakable" Nazi "Enigma" code.

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"Pride" tells of solidarity vs. prejudice, winning vs. losing

In 1984, a small group of London gays and lesbians collected money for the miners and taught a lesson of solidarity that everybody should memorize.

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“Roberta’s Fire”: Homophobia, hate, redemption in a Texas town

I had some mind-traveling to do in reading "Roberta's Fire," by Texas songwriter-singer-journalist Kelly Sinclair. 

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"Duck Dynasty" fans react to Robertson's hiatus

The suspension of "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson has gotten some backlash from conservative fans, but they are in the tiny minority as American culture undergoes a profound shift in attitudes towards gay and lesbian people.