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Gabriel Arana

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Gabriel Arana is a contributing editor at The American Prospect. His articles on gay rights, immigration, and media have appeared in publications including The New Republic, The Nation, Salon, The Advocate, and The Daily Beast.

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And the conservative justices will have to choose between their self-proclaimed allegiance to what a law says and their social biases. Read more

Law and Justice

Young leaders on the future of their party. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Conservative outlets are saying organizing workers "destroys diversity," but that's simply not true.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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If left-leaning publications value diversity, why don't they have any? Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

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Brandon Ambrosino (Photo Courtesy of Media Matters)

Vox Media's decision to bring Brandon Ambrosino on board is click-bait contrarianism at its worst.  Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

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Gay Republican group GOProud gets to attend this year's conference—but that's hardly a victory. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Anti-gay discrimination laws like the one vetoed in Arizona this week now seem dead on arrival, but gay-rights supporters could be blindsided by the courts. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

The state's anti-gay discrimination bill is doomed, but this is just the first we've seen of stand-alone "religious liberty" bills. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Political language is always twisted and obscurantist—but never more so than when it comes to the immigration debate. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Latinos have the power to revolutionize American politics. But first they have to vote. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

He was the poster boy for the movement to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell.” Now what? Read more

Civil Rights in America

A feminist debate erupts on Twitter over whether women unifying over their shared body parts excludes trans people. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Fixing our rickety, 20-year-old system is key to cementing the president's legacy, which is why he downplayed the issue in his State of the Union address. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Jimmy LaSalvia was the media's "go-to" gay GOPer. Now that he's left the party, he tells the Prospect what that was like. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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On (not) going home for the holidays Read more

Civil Rights in America

As this week's series of demonstrations on the National Mall shows, it's hard to rally citizens when Congress seems incapable of responding to their demands. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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While Christian leadership has held fast against the changing tide of public opinion on same-sex marriage, congregations have moved on without them. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

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With historic anti-discrimination legislation advancing through Congress, religious conservatives look for wiggle room. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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A recent poll suggests Republicans' problems with Hispanics are more fundamental than branding. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Gauging the chances for a bill passing the House Read more

Money, Politics and Power