Equality for all, not just for some
This week, the nation’s largest organization for African-American leaders, announced its first annual OUT on the Hill Black LGBT Leadership Summit.
Posted Friday, September 3, 2010 by Matt Comer
A new report that shows stress factors like discrimination and lack of family acceptance could be the cause of smoking among LGBT youth.
Posted Wednesday, September 1, 2010 by Matt Comer
As the young people of this generation, we are primed to see this issue come to a resolution in a timeframe that might mean we enter full adulthood with one less struggle, one less fragment of institutionalized intolerance that weighs on us as individuals and as a community.
Posted Tuesday, August 24, 2010 by Andrew Blumenfeld
Katherine Miller, a Cadet Second Class at the top of her class at West Point Military Academy, resigned from the military this week because she could no longer live under the repressive ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ (DADT) law.
Posted Thursday, August 19, 2010 by Pema Levy
Yet again, the number of marriage equality supporters dwarfed the number of protesters from the National Organization for Marriage in Washington, D.C. last weekend.
Update: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has halted same-sex marriage in California pending review of Proposition 8.
Posted Tuesday, August 17, 2010 by Kay Steiger
Students are finding themselves in increasingly uncomfortable situations with campus psychologists. And as promised, Stony Brook University closed the doors at its Southampton satellite campus this month in an attempt to weather the damage from state funding cuts.
A new Palm Center report shows that both women and people of color were targeted for dismissal at a disproportionately high rate under ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.’
Posted Monday, August 16, 2010 by Vincent Villano
Same-sex marriages will resume in California next week following Judge Vaughn Walker’s decision to not wait for a full review by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Posted Thursday, August 12, 2010 by Shani Hilton
A CNN poll released today shows good news for advocates of marriage equality, but paints a darker picture for the 14th amendment.
Posted Wednesday, August 11, 2010 by Kay Steiger
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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth are the fastest growing segment of the young homeless population, yet there are almost no services to help them.
Posted Wednesday, August 11, 2010 in Reprints by David Wagner
U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn Walker declared Wednesday the basic truth that gay couples love just as intensely, care for their children just as deeply, and are entitled to the very same dignity as straight spouses.
Elena Kagan’s confirmation and swearing in as the next Supreme Court justice has set off the usual celebratory retrospectives at the newspapers of the Ivy Leagues where Kagan was enrolled.
Criticizing the stereotype of the fully realized, urban gay person, a new academic book calls on LGBT people to reclaim the countryside.
Yesterday was a happy day for Americans who believe in human rights, the Constitution, and love.
This afternoon, Elena Kagan was confirmed as the next associate Supreme Court justice in a 63-37 vote in the Senate. Check out Campus Progress’ previous analysis of Kagan and the hearings.
Posted Thursday, August 5, 2010 by Kay Steiger
Yesterday the U.S District Court of Northern California handed down its ruling on the anti-marriage bill Proposition 8, overturning a ballot initiative passed in 2008 after a lengthy and heated debate across the state and the country over marriage equality.