The legal battle over marriage equality in the state is getting mixed up in the 2014 midterm elections as conservatives urge the court to let Texas discriminate against same-sex couples.
A month since the Defense of Marriage Act was struck down, the limits of the decision are already being tested in federal courts across the country.
A landmark decision about contraception likely paved the way for the legal acceptance of same-sex marriage.
Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl. While arguments touched on a number of topics, they centered on an issue crucial to all of us – how a parent is defined under the law.
There is no legitimate overriding purpose for subjecting gays and lesbians to invidious discrimination based on sexual orientation, because, ultimately, once you chip away at arguments against same-sex marriage, you’re left with nothing but “because it’s gross.” And “Ewww” is not a reason to deny an entire class of citizens a fundamental right.
Is the Prop 8 case really about gender, as I keep hearing? It seems to me that no one really cares if two women are raising a child together, unless those two women are lesbians.
As a likely swing vote in the upcoming marriage equality cases, Justice Kennedy may push the issue back to the states.
Bergoglio’s past statements show a lack of understanding of how fundamental reproductive autonomy is to economic justice.
Real-life individuals in same-sex couples, or those who live with someone of a different race or generation from themselves, often face daily struggles to protect their families from legal uncertainty and publicly articulated disgust.
The Supreme Court in Mexico takes a giant step forward in the name of equality.