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'Justice Scalia' Is an Oxymoron

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 02.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Warren J. Blumenfeld

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.

If Islam Is Un-American, so Are Christianity and Judaism

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 12.14.2015 | Religion
Warren J. Blumenfeld

For Donald Trump or anyone else to single out the negative, destructive, and, yes, evil passages of the Quran (or how some sects or cults within Islam co-opt, distort, and attempt to hijack the overall messages) without doing so as well with the holy books of Judaism and Christianity demonstrates a hierarchical double standard.

Know Your LGBT History: OutRage Kiss-In And 3 Other Queer Events On October 10

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In conjunction with the celebration of October as LGBT History Month, The Huffington Post will be providing you with "Know Your LGBT History" updates!...

Waiting for the Supremes: There Is 'More Than Marriage' on the Equality Agenda

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

There remain all the civil liberty and economic empowerment issues that attach to being an American citizen, whether one is gay, trans, or queer in the broadest sense, and whether or not one is in a relationship, for better or for worse.

Marriage Equality and the Constitution's Guarantee of Equality for All Persons

David Gans | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics
David Gans

The Ninth Circuit concluded that Proposition 8 discriminated against gay men and lesbians, not to further any proper legislative goal, but to decree their inequality, "to lessen the[ir] status and human dignity... and to officially reclassify their relationships and families as inferior...."

Why the Proposition 8 Ruling Has a Good Chance of Being Affirmed by the Supreme Court

Carlos A. Ball | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics
Carlos A. Ball

If the Supreme Court issues an opinion following the appellate court's reasoning, it might have a limited impact on same-sex marriage bans in other states. But it is precisely this that significantly improves the chances of it being affirmed by the Supreme Court.