Florida’s recent gay marriage ruling is not definitive but it raises the question of when this issue will reach its way up the the Supreme Court and also makes me consider how strange it is to be in this inbetween time where it is legal in some places and not in others.
Today the Supreme Court decided that Hobby Lobby has the right to refuse to cover its employees’ birth control; this is why the ruling happened and what it means.
Senate Republicans decide that raising the minimum wage would hurt people, which sounds economically inaccurate.
The potential for discrimination extends far beyond same-sex couples wishing to celebrate their partnerships; theoretically, it could affect anyone who acts against someone else’s religious beliefs.
What just happened with ENDA, and what do you need to know to make sense of it? Everything you’ve ever needed to know about ENDA right up to the minute is right here!
HRC has announced that it will begin working for equality abroad as well as in the US — but is that a good thing? Let’s ask Daniel Loeb and Paul Singer.
Because hey, if you’re going to go there, you could at least be thorough.
Perhaps Christie’s evolution could help push Republicans into being less bigoted and terrible to queers. But that, of course, might be pie in the sky.
As Moral Monday grows, their initial impetus—the universality of the struggle for justice—remains steadfast. As NC NAACP President Rev. William Barber chants (and everyone repeats) at the demonstrations, “Forward Together, Not One Step Back.”
It has become increasingly difficult to defend my home state with our governor saying dumb things left and right, like his brief on marriage equality. Are you ready for a headdesk the size of a Jersey hairdo?
Every state needs a Wendy Davis. Every person has a story.
“Emotional writing heals physical wounds.”
Those crazy kids are always up to something. Here’s this week’s roundup.
“Just the idea of [the "Don't Say Gay" bill] made me realize there are people out there who would not like me just because I’m gay. It made me feel really terrible. It made me feel unaccepted.”
To your average conservative legislator, it may seem like a good idea to let anti-gay religious or political groups choose not to have members who don’t reflect their “values.” But when it involves having students pay for their own discrimination, it’s not so simple.
Sane people want the new immigration bill to help binational gay couples. People in power insist that will ruin everything for everyone else. What’s a politically savvy queer to do?
There’s a reason that former President George W. Bush doesn’t want to “take a stance” on the issue of same-sex marriage — because opposing it just isn’t that popular anymore.
New Jersey is on the verge of banning damaging conversion therapy from being practiced on those under the age of 18 – the legislation is being put to the vote in the state Senate after waltzing through the Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee with a 7-1 vote in favor of the ban.
Republicans are coming out in number to express their support for marriage equality. How can this end well?
John Boehner should spend more time with his kids and less time on his talking points.