A bunch of men who seem to know nothing about pregnancy and even less about sex should not be tasked with making laws which take away the rights of women to be people who can have some measure of control in their lives.
Please take your duck whistles and complaints to the nearest Chick-fil-A and let the rest of us celebrate the triumph of the human spirit and actual bravery in free speech with those folks from Pussy Riot.
It's now my one-year anniversary of my marriage to my husband and of marriage winning at the ballot box for the first time. In the time that's passed, I've seen how much difference marriage makes -- and how much more work needs to be done, especially in Oregon, the state right next door to mine.
Over the past four years, the recognition of equal rights for sexual minorities in India has increased significantly, as thousands of LGBTQ individuals came out to their families, friends and coworkers without the fear of being harassed, blackmailed and persecuted.
The Achilles Heel of the civil rights organizations remained the quiet and destructive sexism within its ranks. This history burst into public in the run-up to the 50th anniversary commemoration celebration events of the March on Washington this past August.
The ultimate dividend: The combination of a diverse workforce and leaders who get that diversity makes companies measurably more innovative. It is a bottom-line imperative that organizations work to create a workplace where LGBT workers feel accepted.
Today is the International Day of the Girl. I want you to stand up at noon for every girl's right to tell her story. It sounds like a simple thing -- to stand up at noon. The action itself may be simple, but the statement and the intention behind the action is profound.
Is Karin a U.S. resident since our domestic partnership in 2007? Since our marriage in 2011? Since she received her green card this past July? The woman who took our case told us that since we were the first such case in our region, a precedent-setting determination has to be made.
We will be better off as a country the more equal we are and the more opportunity we provide for the best and brightest to rise to the top, regardless of the economic station people are born into. Unfortunately, we've gotten away from this conviction over the last few decades.
As is the case for many gay couples, equal marriage is merely a pipe dream in the Deep South state where Charles and Drew reside. Alabama is not known for its progressive stance on most issues. But they decided that they were not going to let that stop them.
The modern LDS Church has repeatedly stated that marriage is between "a man and a woman." This position is curious considering Mormons' infamous history of plural marriage and the struggles they faced because of it.
Ms. Davis, her Democratic colleagues, and those "average citizens" who stood with them acted as patriots. So, too, we should add, are the Republicans who in support of their own beliefs and principles opposed them.