As I mentioned in my last post, Turnbull’s narrow win has left us with a government standing for nothing but delaying various inevitable outcomes, including equal marriage; participation in global action on climate change; and, most notably Turnbull’s removal from office, whether by voters or, more likely, by his own colleagues. The […]
Logo Correspondent Raymond Braun is at the Democratic National Convention, where he caught up with Chelsea Clinton.
As Democrats and Republicans embrace diametrically different party platforms in regard to the LGBTQ community, the presidential race has become one of the most divisive ones yet. To learn what’s at stake for queers this election cycle,...Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton has taken some well-earned lumps for her caution on marriage equality and other issues. Clinton is an inherently cautious politician, but then again, if you were targeted by right-wing nutburgers (and a certain presidential candidate) who alleged you murdered a friend and were a secret lesbian, well, you might be a little gun-shy yourself. Add to [...]
Tegan and Sara discuss their thoughts on marriage equality in the new song, "BWU."
Apple has added its logo to the Australian Marriage Equality website, joining dozens of other companies such as Microsoft and Atlassian in calling for same-sex marriage to be legalised. "Apple believes all people should be treated equally," the company said in a statement. Show More Summary
What is the state of adoption in America today? Honestly, it depends. It depends on where you live because our laws vary widely from state to state. It depends on who you love because even with a win for marriage equality, the rights of the LGBTQ community aren't recognized everywhere. Show More Summary
Donald Trump has vowed to appoint judges who will overturn the Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage equality, has stated that he supports states’ rights to pass laws that give permission to discriminate against queer people, and he recently...Show More Summary
TONIGHT AT THE RNC: DON’S NEXT CON: If last night was any indication, watch for Donald Trump to try to (falsely) rebrand himself as an ally to the LGBTQ community. Here’s the reality -- Trump opposes marriage equality; endorses Kim Davis-style...Show More Summary
CLEVELAND ? What a year it’s been for marriage equality. Same-sex couples can now get married anywhere in the country, and public support for marriage equality remains strong. A majority of young Republicans back same-sex marriage; in...Show More Summary
HRC has released a new video detailing the harsh reality that everything we’ve fought for is on the line: LGBTQ worker protections, the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the Supreme Court, marriage equality, global LGBTQ equality, transgender equality, and more. Don’t take our word for it, though. Show More Summary
As many of you know by now, the GOP platform is a huge mess of homophobic nonsensical junk marshaled in by Family Research Council president Tony Perkins. Amongst other things, it includes attacks against marriage equality, the right...Show More Summary
Another loss for Kim Davis. The infamous Rowan County Clerk dedicated all of last summer to denying same-sex couples their legal right to marry despite the Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality. This summer, she’s spending her time trying to scrub that illegal antigay behavior from her official record. Related: Kim Davis Is Trying To Rewrite Her Antigay History; Too [...]
Women have a way of leading society into its sociopolitical future, putting their livelihoods on the line for what can be seen as the greater good. Like Claudette Colvin, the first person arrested for resisting bus segregation in Montgomery, Ala. Or Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi,...
While Rachel Hoff accepted that changing her party’s stance on marriage equality would be tough, the 15-year openly gay Republican was still shocked by the GOP’s unwillingness to tackle LGBT rights.
Religious Right leader Bryan Fischer said on his show this week that Christians must agree on issues involving marriage equality and evolution. He was implicitly saying people who supposed gay marriage or accept science can't be True Christians™.
The second woman to hold the post in the country’s history has a spotty record on LGBT rights, but vows to lead the post-Brexit nation into a time of unity.
Over the course of two days, the Anglican Church of Canada supposedly rejected a resolution allowing marriage equality... but then reversed that decision.
The First Amendment Defense Act would make second-class citizens of LGBT people and others, the marriage equality plaintiff tells a House committee.
Let’s focus our efforts on protecting LGBT people, women, and others from harm. Obergefell, a former ACLU client, was the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court’s historic marriage equality ruling. June 2015 was a joyous time for me and LGBT people across the country. Show More Summary