While we don’t yet know how the Supreme Court will decide the major civil rights question before it regarding whether or not gay and transgender people are protected under federal legislation that outlaws employment discrimination “on the basis of sex,” the nature of the debates and the questions raised from the bench last week when attorneys for both sides presented arguments do not reflect well on this nation’s supposed commitment to civil rights.
First there was the historic provision in the new North American trade agreement providing protection for the LGBTQ community. Included in the proposed agreement is a requirement that the U.S., Canada and Mexico take steps to protect workers against discrimination on the basis of sex, including sexual orientation and gender identity.
A Friday ruling that found Arizona's marriage ban is unconstitutional, and the court's denial of a request to stay its ruling marked the beginning of freedom for same sex couples in the state.
Less Than One Million Moms wants to boycott NBC's The New Normal, which features two gay parents and a surrogate mother to give them a child
After failing to terrorize JC Penney into submission, One Million Moms threatens to do the same to GAP for showing two men in one t-shirt