With a conservative Supreme Court- Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel A. Alito Jr., Neil M. Gorsuch and Brett M. Kavanaugh - it comes as no surprise that a 5-4 vote has revived Trump’s discriminatory policy on transgender service members, while the merits of the cases will continue to be challenged in lower courts.
In 2001, LGBTQ community leaders stood shoulder-to-shoulder with Padres staff at a press conference, announcing the first official OUT at the Park night, scheduled to take place the very next day. The next day was September 11, and that game never happened.
The leadership at the Padres changed, and the official partnership was lost.
A recent US Supreme Court ruling (the Janus Decision) has given government employees the right to terminate their membership in government unions and prohibit unions from taking money out of their paychecks. Unfortunately, many government employees are unaware of their rights.
I hope the struggles and successes of 2018 have left you resolved to tackle the year ahead of us. 2019 is already bringing new protections for trans folks in the state of California, the most diverse Congress our country has ever seen has been sworn in, and we’re just months away from celebrating 50 years since the Stonewall Riots.
Wednesday night, Sony Pictures Entertainment and the Humane Society of the United States kicked off their collaboration at an advance screening of A Dog's Way Home for veterans and their families in the DC area.
In the 80’s, I remember some of the very first bullying that came my way was from kids at recess calling me gay and telling me that I was going to “get AIDS, die, and burn in hell for all eternity.” Many of us know all too well what this shame, fear, and stigma feels like. It’s something we all work to combat to