“The potential for such a regressive Federal government seems so disheartening because of the tremendous progress over the past few years, but the administration does not control and cannot contain the progress.”
As Arizona reminded us this week, The RadRight has enjoyed a long and successful history of standing in the way of equality through deploying what I call the Bathroom Meme.
Prop 8 is going to the California Supreme Court today, and our Legal Eagle is here to tell you what it all means.
Just when you thought it was safe to register at Pottery Barn in Iowa, voters there remind us that they HATE EQUALITY, and especially the judges who uphold it with unpopular rulings. And once again we have NOM to thank.
Making sense of the election results the day after: how much we lost last night, what it means to have lost, and how hard we’re going to have to work to win it back.
It’s been two days since a federal judge put an injunction on enforcement of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. It sounds great, but there haven’t been many changes yet and the Department of Justice has already indicated clear plans to appeal the decision.
This week has been disheartening for a lot of us queer activists, but cheer up a little bit because Legal Eagle Jessica is here to share some GOOD NEWS about gay adoptions in Florida.
By now you’ve probably heard about Prop 8, right? You’ve probably raised a glass or shed a tear or hugged a puppy, maybe you even told your mom. Wondering what it really means and what’s next? Well good news! Everyone’s favorite resident law expert, Autostraddle Legal Correspondent Jessica is here to explain the ins and outs of the ruling so you can know exactly what to say when you’re gloating to your smack-talking relatives on facebook.
The Prop 8 trial isn’t the only federal litigation happening right now regarding the definition of marriage – two other cases are currently making their way through the federal courts in Massachusetts that challenge the constitutionality of Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act. Autostraddle’s Legal Eagle explains how this could be a real game-changer.
What happens if Elena Kagan is confirmed and joins the Supreme Court? Is she a friend or a foe in disguise as a friend with a lesbian haircut? Our Legal Eagle Jessica attempts to decipher Kagan’s mysterious record to tell you what her confirmation could mean for gay rights and other key issues.
Jessica our Real-Live Lesbian Lawyer/Legal Eagle, is back with more facts about things we don’t understand! If marriage equality isn’t coming to our states any time soon, what can we do NOW to protect the rights of same-sex couples in the meantime? Project 515 has answers, and its a blueprint you could bring to your own community much sooner than you think.