The average Catholic supports marriage equality more than the average American. That's the story from a recent Quinnipiac poll that showed 54% of Catholics support marriage equality, which is higher than the national average of 47%.
For high-school seniors like Skylar—who live in prosperous suburbs, have doting parents, attend good schools, and get excellent grades while studding their transcripts with extracurricular activities—the hardest part of the college application is often the personal essay.
School officials who banned a 6-year-old transgender girl in Colorado from using the girls' lavatory have declined to take part in mediation of the civil rights complaint brought by her parents, the two sides said on Friday.
One of the most pressing causes in the gay rights movement is crossing over into the immigration debate, where activists are pushing for equal treatment of same sex couples in a comprehensive reform bill.