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.
While the Supreme Court took up marriage equality, the NRA and anti-abortion groups joined forces to block an important judicial appointment.
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.
Bergoglio’s past statements show a lack of understanding of how fundamental reproductive autonomy is to economic justice.
The Missouri Supreme Court could follow Kansas’ lead in recognizing legal protections for same-sex partnerships.
In states like Kansas and Oklahoma the fight for reproductive justice is raging, and making progress.
A landmark ruling from the Kansas Supreme Court shows change is coming, even to the plains.
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.