Linda Hirshman is at work on a book about Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg and how women won legal equality through law. Her most recent book is Victory: The Triumphant Gay Revolution.

Today's historic vote to repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell was the result of a behind-the-scenes effort in which gay activists of all stripes banded together—and won the day.

Conservatives swear by the army and the sanctity of marriage. Liberals, not so much. So why are the battle lines so confused over gays in the military? By Linda Hirshman.

According to Gallup polling data exclusive to The Daily Beast, white women are deserting the Democratic Party in droves. Linda Hirshman on where the disaffected voters are heading.

Among the biggest critics of the Obama administration’s approach to same-sex marriage: President Clinton’s gay-rights team. Linda Hirshman reports.

Carly Fiorina was one of a wave of GOP women to win the primaries. But anti-abortion, pro-Obamacare repeal candidates aren't what women need on Capitol Hill, says Linda Hirshman.

Who cares whether potential high court pick Elena Kagan is gay or not? Linda Hirshman on the stigma of calling someone a lesbian—and why it’s time to appoint an openly gay justice.