DNCE BOP OF THE DAY. “Toothbrush”. NEBRASKA. ACLU receives complaints that group homes are rejecting gay kids. “The American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska said in the letter sent Wednesday that it has recently fielded complaints… Read The post DNCE, Star Trek, Nate Silver, Noses, Bob the Drag Queen, Monsanto, Kanye West: NEWS appeared first on Towleroad.
The town considered the flags supporting the Republican presidential candidate the same as political lawn signs, acting borough administrator Lori Cole said. The state's chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union joined the dispute,...Show More Summary
Pope Francis said this week that Catholic public officials should not be obliged to celebrate same-sex marriages or civil unions. His comments come a week after Italy became the last country in Western Europe to provide for same-sex civil partnership… Read The post Pope Francis: Catholic Officials Should Be Allowed To Opt Out Of Same-Sex Marriages appeared first on Towleroad.
KABUL, Afghanistan — He was a CIA ally against the Soviet Union, a friend of Osama bin Laden and a ruthless insurgent leader whose forces killed thousands of civilians during Afghanistan’s civil war. Now Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is trying to open a new chapter by making peace with the Afghan...
He was a CIA ally against the Soviet Union, a friend of Osama bin Laden and a ruthless insurgent leader whose forces killed thousands of civilians during the Afghan civil war. Now the inveterate militant Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is trying to open a new chapter by making peace with the Afghan government....
The bill passed with 369 votes in favor and 193 against.
Earlier this week, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Colorado filed discrimination charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of four pilots for Frontier Airlines. The charges allege that four...Show More Summary
A group of mostly right-wing lawmakers in Italy have said they intend to hold a referendum to overturn same-sex civil unions, approved earlier this week. Members of Silvio Berlusconi‘s Forza Italia, the far-right Northern League and various oth… Read The post Italian Right Wing Conservatives Plan Referendum to Overturn Civil Unions Legislation: VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
The Italian parliament has voted to legalize same-sex civil unions, becoming the last European Union country to do so. The vote was 372 to 51,...
On one side stand the elderly, those who suffered before any of us were even born. They stomached slaps and punches, got kicked out of their homes, swallowed insults from their mothers and fathers, and endured beatings and humiliation from the police...They endured a lot and dealt with a lot of fear, but they also had plenty of fun, I'm sure. Show More Summary
The country's Parliament passed the bill despite opposition from the Catholic Church and conservative politicians. Rights advocates hailed the vote, but many hoped the legislation would go further.
Italy has been a major exception among Western nations in its lack of recognition for same-sex couples.
Italy’s parliament voted Wednesday in favor of a new law legalizing same-sex civil unions, extending new rights to gay and lesbian couples in the country. The country has lagged far behind its European counterparts in its protections and rights granted to gay couples; the new law is the first to recognize gay couples in the country’s history. Show More Summary
Monuments around Rome were lit up on rainbow colors Wednesday night following the passage of a same-sex civil union bill earlier in the day. The Trevi Fountain was one of the high profile monuments lit up in the colors synonymous with gay rights and… Read The post Rome Goes Rainbow To Celebrate Civil Union Vote – PHOTOS, VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
The law, opposed by the Vatican, stops short of gay marriage but brings Italy more in line with other Western European countries.
The New York Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against Governor Cuomo and the state alleging that loopholes in state labor laws deny farmworkers the right to organize, forcing them into "life-threatening, sweatshop-like conditions."...Show More Summary
Earlier today, Italy’s parliament voted 369-193 in favor of same-sex civil unions. Before this vote, Italy was the only country in Western Europe with no legal form of recognition for same-sex couples. While the new law includes tax,...Show More Summary
ROME (Reuters) - The Italian parliament cleared the way to approving same-sex civil unions and granting some rights to unmarried heterosexual couples in a confidence vote on Wednesday called by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi to force the...Show More Summary
Gay rights activists hailed vote as historic, given Italy is last of the European Union's 28 nations to grant legal recognition to civil unions
Italian parliament votes to pass a bill legalizing same-sex civil unions.