Posts by Nicholas Coppola

Michigan Governor side steps questions on expanding LGBT equality

October 24, 2013

When Michigan Governor Rick Snyder was asked "are you ready to expand state civil rights to include gays?", the governor dodged the question. When a follow up question was asked, Gov. Snyder "chuckled".

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October 24, 2013

LAPD makes second arrest in Hollywood Blvd attack of transgender woman

The Los Angeles Police Department has made a second arrest in the brutal attack of a transgender woman on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

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October 23, 2013

Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce believes suppressing marriage equality is bad for business

The Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce believes that if the General Assembly approves an amendment that would change the states constitution to define marriage to be only between a man and a woman, it will have a negative impact on the city’s business climate.

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October 23, 2013

Possibility for three additional states to welcome marriage equality

It's been a busy week for marriage equality. New Mexico, Illinois and Hawaii all have actions that will address marriage equality in their state.

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October 23, 2013

Watch New Mexico's Supreme Court marriage equality hearings live

New Mexico's Supreme Court will hear oral arguments pertaining to a petition filed by 33 County Clerks asking the court to issue a statewide binding resolution on the legality of same-sex marriage in the state.

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October 22, 2013

Credit Suisse launches first-ever LGBT equality index and portfolio

Credit Suisse initiated the first index to track the fiscal performance of LGBT friendly companies.

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October 22, 2013

Missouri Rep. Kevin Elmer is offended by high school's Gay-Straight Alliance t-shirts

A Missouri state representative tweeted a photograph of a high school student wearing a t-shirt supporting the school's GSA with the caption "Nixa Schools failure. HS students working elementary school book fair in gay t-shirts".

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October 22, 2013

GLSEN kicks off Ally Week

In October of 2005 GLSEN held it's first Ally Week to celebrate Allies committed to ensuring safe and effective schools for all and to encourage students to take action. Eight years later, Ally Week continues to gain the support of both LGBT and straight student allies.

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