Alyssa Rosenberg

05/21/2016 - 10:00am

    One of the major human rights stories of the past decade in the United States has been the astonishing progress toward equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. The advance of marriage equality across the states before the Supreme Court made it the law of the land; the narratives of bullying...

05/08/2016 - 11:00am

    Donald Trump's ascendancy has prompted a lot of soul-searching among establishment figures and institutions who failed to predict or stop him, among them pundits who insisted publicly and repeatedly that there was no way he could possibly become the Republican...

05/07/2016 - 9:00am

    Last week, Yale University President Peter Salovey announced that, after much protest and deliberation, the school will not rename a residential college named after John C. Calhoun, an ardent defender of slavery and one of the intellectual architects of secession....

03/25/2016 - 4:00pm

    Nothing in the promotions for "Zootopia" suggested that Disney's latest animated movie planned to tackle the policing and criminal justice issues that have become one of the most significant subjects in American politics. But since the sprightly movie...

03/24/2016 - 8:00pm

    My Washington Post colleague Joe Scarborough found himself the target of Internet ire earlier this week when he suggested that Hillary Clinton perhaps ought to look more cheerful after her sweep in Tuesday night's primaries. Charged with sexism, Scarborough...

02/26/2016 - 9:00pm

    Nancy Jo Sales's "American Girls" is the latest entrant in a genre of literature and non-fiction that might best be described as Girls In Crisis. The category includes everything from "Go Ask Alice," Beatrice Sparks's 1971 facsimile of the...

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