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.
In a 4-3 decision the state’s highest court refused to affirmatively find that same sex couples are entitled to the same benefits as opposite sex couples.
Justice Scalia has close ties to groups that try to “pray away the gay.” For one thing, his son is active in the “gay conversion” movement.
Heather and Melissa Gartner were legally married in Iowa and had a daughter together, yet the state refuses to list them both as parents on their daughter’s birth certificate
On Friday this week, the US Supreme Court judges are expected to announce which, if any, cases related to gay rights they will review. At stake are not only the right to marry and federal recognition of marriage-related financial benefits for same-sex couples who are already married.
For those of us living in the United States, this is a time of year for giving thanks. It is in that spirit that I have gathered a list of some of my favorite pieces of U.S. news on overcoming discrimination over the past couple of months.
On election night, it was steak and cable news stations for the “family values” groups.
The progressive-leaning state refuses to enshrine bigotry in the state constitution.
A conservative judge issued a stunning rebuke of the Defense of Marriage Act, teeing the law up for Supreme Court review.
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.