Building off momentum from major decisions at the Supreme Court in favor of marriage equality, a Senate committee is set to hold a vote July 10 on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, the Washington Blade has learned.
The Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee has scheduled the markup for the LGBT job anti-bias legislation two weeks to the day that the Supreme Court ruled against the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8.
Just two days after the historic Supreme Court ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage Act Section 3, The DOMA Project participants, Julian Marsh and Traian Popov of Fort Lauderdale, Florida received good news. Julian’s green card petition for his Bulgarian husband was approved by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) at 3:45 p.m. EDT Friday afternoon June 28th. On June 26, the U.S.
The District of Columbia has some of the best legal protection for transpeople against discrimination. That results in lots of transpeople moving there in order to transition…and in transpeople being more open about who they are.
Unfortunately that also elevates the level of visibility of transpeople to those who wish to prey upon us…and hence the District has one of the highest rates of crimes with transgender victims.
Speaking on his Fox News show over the weekend, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) attacked the Supreme Court for its recent landmark rulings on gay rights, labeling the justices "extremists" and claiming they thought themselves to be wiser than "God almighty himself."
After insisting he was neither a "homophobe nor a hater" because of his anti-gay marriage stance, Huckabee compared homosexuality to polygamy and prostitution.
This couldn’t have been a better week for Gay Pride Week in New York City. A trio of federal court rulings — two from the Supreme Court on Wednesday and another appellate court ruling just Friday evening — are all expected to give this weekend’s festivities an incredible boost.
Actress Laverne Cox spoke with Fox News Latino's Carlos Anaya & Carlos Mayorga about the stigma that members of the transgender community too often face and the dangerously high rates of unemployment and violence facing transgender women of color.
This afternoon the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit lifted its stay of the Federal District Court decision that found Proposition 8 unconstitutional. The plaintiffs who successfully challenged California’s Proposition 8 in Hollingsworth v. Perry, including Plaintiffs Kris Perry and Sandy Stier, will be the first to marry
The 2013 World Pride Power List was unveiled today and GLAAD National Spokesperson Omar Sharif, Jr. was named to the prestigious list. This week Omar spoke with CBC News about Wednesday's landmark victory for equality as the Supreme Court struck down a key section of the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act" and restored marriage equality to California with the end of Prop. 8.