Posts by Nicholas Coppola

Pennsylvania county registrar appeals decision on marriage equality

October 4, 2013

The Montgomery County Register of Wills has filed his appeal to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, asking for a reversal of the order handed down from Commonwealth Court barring him from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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October 4, 2013

Legal challenge to West Virginia's ban on marriage equality

Lambda Legal filed the complaint in U.S. District Court in Huntington on behalf of three same-sex couples and the child of one couple.

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October 2, 2013

Anti-Violence Project reports highest homicide rate for intimate partner violence ever recorded

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs released its report yesterday of Intimate Partner Violence in LGBTQ, and HIV-Affected Communities in the United States in 2012. The timing of the report could not have been better, with today being The United Nation's sponsored "International Day of Non-Violence".

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October 2, 2013

Prop 8 lawyer Ted Olson endorses ENDA

The Washington Blade reports, Ted Olson, who argued against California’s Proposition 8 before the U.S. Supreme Court and just this week joined another lawsuit seeking marriage equality in Virginia, announced he backs ENDA.

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October 2, 2013

Caribou Coffee apologizes for erasing high school GSA artwork

Members of the gay-straight alliance at Northbrook High School expressed disappointment that their window decoration at a local Caribou Coffee was erased last week, but they said they hope something good

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October 1, 2013

68% of Americans support workplace protections for LGBT Americans

A majority of Americans support a federal law that would ban discrimination by employers based on someone’s sexual orientation according to a poll released by Americans for Workplace Opportunity campaign.

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September 30, 2013

Gov. Christie appeals NJ marriage equality ruling

An hour after the Hon.Mary Jacobson ruled that New Jersey  is violating the state's constitution by denying same-sex couples marriage benefits, Gov. Christie's office said they would appeal the ruling.

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