united states v. windsor
Scalia promoted anything but justice in his opposition to the Voting Rights Act and affirmative action, women's reproductive freedoms, and in particular, the rights and freedoms of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans* people.
A recent LGBT victory in the US Supreme Court brought marriage equality to every state in our nation. But it still comes as news to many Americans that if you are gay, you can still be fired in many jurisdictions in this country.
Taking seriously the slippery slope argument, Macedo makes a persuasive case, rooted in democratic principles and social reality, for distinguishing polygamy from same-sex marriage.
I'm writing today on behalf of my 6-year-old son. He has two moms. He doesn't know that his parents are somehow less than in the eyes of many including, apparently, some of you.
As a gay man who has spent the last decade working to advance marriage equality, I cheer "yaaaas" with each new marriage victory. And yet, I know that our momentum will quickly be stunted if we sit out the November elections.
The first step that all seriously committed couples, same sex or heterosexual, should do is find a competent financial planner to help them plot out a well thought out strategy.
On the morning of June 26, 2013 my partner and I sat in our living room in our PJs -- simultaneously glued to MSNBC, Twitter and SCOTUSblog -- awaiting the rulings on the "marriage equality cases:" Perry v. Schwarzenegger and United States v. Windsor.
"I think the more people have come out, the more parents have said, 'Oh my God, it's my kid. It's my sister. In rotten cases
"I think everyone in the room was crying and laughing," Windsor remembered. "We were all deeply moved and delighted." Edie
Paying for retirement isn't typically on the gay couple's radar. Gays approaching their "Golden Years" represent a unique segment of the financial marketplace.