The gene has been called "one of the most dangerous ideas in history." What we believe about genes is much of what we believe about ourselves and our fellow men and women. Those beliefs can amplify our humanity or demean it; they can be the basis for liberation or for the Holocaust.
The blogger and commentator, who is gay and Catholic, explained to CNN's Fareed Zakaria on Sunday why the Catholic Church shouldn't have any problems with same-sex couples getting married.
A look at the day's political happenings, including Bain Capital and Mitt Romney's connection to Big Tobacoo and why a Republican lawmaker thinks the death penalty is appropriate for kids who don't respect their parents.
Anderson Cooper has long been rumored to be gay. For the most part, however, he's managed to keep his private life private and has never publicly addressed those rumors (not even in his memoir, released a few years ago). Until Monday, that is.