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.
Europe may not be the best place for same-sex couples, who want to have kids. Courts, culture, and governments continue to put up roadblocks.
It appears that Ritchie’s new ballot title language has some gay marriage opponents looking for retribution.
The U.S. Census Bureau has been releasing data since June that shows how many same-sex couples there are and where they living.
I am always struck by how those who seek and work actively to limit the rights and freedoms of groups of people based on race, class, sex, gender or sexual orientation somehow always see themselves as the victims.