Kansas Senate Comes Out Against Anti-Gay Legislation

After the Kansas House voted in favor of a bill that would offer legal protection to individuals and businesses who wished to deny services to gay and lesbian individuals and couples – particularly those wishing to get married, – the Senate decided Friday...

Justice Dept to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has noted that same-sex marriages will be given equal protection under the law in all of its programs – even if the marriages are not recognized in the state where the same-sex couple lives. The announcement will allow same-sex...

No Homo

Gays need not apply. You know that it’s perfectly legal under federal law to refuse to hire people because they’re gay, or just because the employer thinks they’re gay. Still perfectly legal under federal law and in 29 of the states. No job for you...

Bending Further Toward Justice

The long arc of the moral universe bent a little further in the direction of justice and equality with a recent landmark settlement in favor of a transgender woman who was fired when she told her employer she would be transitioning while on the job. While there is...

Talk Back to Rape Culture

She was 14 when her 49 year old teacher raped her. She killed herself before her 17th birthday, he got 30 days in jail. Unfortunately that’s par for the course in our female sexualizing culture. Consider Jessica Valenti’s thoughtful and right on 10 Things...