The legal and business information company Thomson Reuters has come out against an amendment to ban marriage equality in Minnesota.
The company said Friday it doesn’t believe the amendment “would be good for Thomson Reuters or the business community in the state.” It says it would hurt recruiting.
Prominent companies such as General Mills and St. Jude Medical spoke out earlier against the proposed amendment, which goes to voters in November. The state already has a law against marriage equality, but opponents say it’s necessary to put the ban in the state constitution.
One of the best documentaries on the festival circuit this year is I Stand Corrected, lesbian director Andrea Meyerson’s intimate and engaging portrait of Jennifer Leitham, the transgender bass player whose unusual technique and extraordinary talent has made her one of the most recognizable musicians in the jazz world.
President Obama’s decision to publicly support marriage equality may have changed the minds of some Americans, according to a national poll. But in states that will vote on the issue in November, the impact has been mixed.
Marriage equality advocates say they have raised more money and attracted additional campaign volunteers since the president’s historic announcement in May. But opponents downplay Obama’s potential impact, beyond serving to mobilize their conservative base.
It was a violent attack caught on videotape and posted online for those across the country to see: Four men shouting anti-gay slurs as they beat another man outside a southwest Atlanta convenience store.
Atlanta , Police Department Dareal Damare Williams is wanted for his alleged part in the Feb. 4 robbery and attack on Brandon White outside an Atlanta store.
Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Dorian Moragne, 19, is one of three men police have been seeking for allegedly beating Brandon White, an attack captured on video and posted on the Internet
I am queer, undocumented, a community activist, an immigrant, a person of color, a recent college graduate, and a loving son and brother. Every single one of these identities has sustained my dedication to continue the work toward an inclusive society for all people.
The American Civil Liberties Union has struck out in a different direction from the Obama Administration on a key question of legal strategy in the fight for federal recognition for gay and lesbian couples.