Progressive religious and human rights groups today called on the Democratic National Committee to “stand up for people of faith and [of] no faith and not allow conservative politicians and religious leaders to redefine the meaning of religious liberty.”
Progressive religious and human rights groups today gathered in Charlotte, North Carolina, site of the 2012 Democratic National Convention, and called on the Democratic National Committee to “stand up for people of faith and [of] no faith and not allow conservative politicians and religious leaders to redefine the meaning of religious liberty.” Both during and [...]
There’s a new trend emerging that deserves to be documented. Here we find ourselves – it is the summer of 2012 and the season of hip hop taking the lead in expanding support for LGBT equality.
Thanks to the ruling in the Affordable Care Act, the battle over same-sex marriage may start to look more like the battle over reproductive rights.
Yesterday we launched LPAC, the lesbian political action committee dedicated to giving lesbians a meaningful voice in politics.
Here is some religious liberty news that we reproductive justicers can celebrate: on Saturday, hundreds of Unitarian Universalist congregational delegates voted to make Reproductive Justice their next action and study issue.
Something new is starting to happen. The last two months have hosted a collection of headlines where one group has stepped up in active support of the rights of another group. Any movement – whether old or new – has only succeeded when actively embraced by allies beyond the most targeted group. What are the possibilities of this new road we’re walking down? What does it mean for all of us to “build that circle of our common safety that all of us deserve”?
The movement on marriage equality is an example of how quickly change can now occur in our society when propelled by a generation that is technologically savvy and willing to challenge preconceived norms of older generations.
When I think about Mother’s Day, I usually picture a Dad in plaid pajama pants destroying the kitchen with his kids in a clumsy effort to make his wife breakfast in bed. Mother’s Day looks a little different in our house.
North Carolina polls are open for early voting in the primary election, and the rights of unmarried couples are being put to a public referendum.