Posts by Nicholas Coppola

Oregon will respect LGBT marriages from other states

October 18, 2013

In 2004 Oregon's constitution was amended to deny marriage equality to LGBT couples. But now, Oregon will give LGBT couples who were married in states that have marriage equality the same rights as other married Oregonians.

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October 18, 2013

Anti-LGBT assault on Dutch diplomat in Moscow strains relationship

Dutch officials are demanding an investigation after the beating of a senior diplomat in his Moscow apartment. Two men forced their way into the apartment of Onno Elderenbosch, the Netherlands’ deputy ambassador to Russia, and attacked him.

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October 18, 2013

Asbury Park issues marriage licenses defying NJ health department

New Jersey's health department sent emails to municipal clerks directing them not to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples until the New Jersey's Supreme Court issues a decision on whether the marriages will be recognized.

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October 17, 2013

Bullying severely impacts black lgbt youth

Kellee Terrell's commentary, on BET.com writes that LGBT kids of color are more vulnerable to bullying.

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October 17, 2013

The faithful purple spirit on #SpiritDay

A great number of faith based organizations went purple today for Spirit Day to show their opposition to bullying and support for LGBT youth. They have shaded their websites purple and are displaying photographs of Spirit Day participants.

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October 16, 2013

North Dakota unveils marriage inequality tax documents

After The Supreme Court of The United States declared the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional, the Internal Revenue Service announced that it would allow same-sex couples to file as a married couple if they were married in a state that allows it, even if they live in a state that doesn't

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October 15, 2013

2 cyber-bullies arrested after Florida girl's suicide

Thursday is Spirit Day, when millions of people will go purple to oppose bullying and in support of LGBT youth. Recent news from around the country demonstrate how important opposing bullying is.

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October 15, 2013

Zooey Deschanel tells of being spat upon by a high school bully

A high school bully humiliated Zooey Deschanel by spitting in her face between classes.

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