The Supreme Court ruled in "Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission” in favor of Jack Phillips, the baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple-Dave Mullins and Charlie Craig-on the grounds of religious freedom. In a 7-2 decision, the Justices argued that the commission had exhibited hostility toward religion in its treatment of Phillips’s case.
I like to say there was something in the air why Pride 2017- here and abroad- was one of the most contentious events in its history. Many, however, in our LGBTQ communities say the tension was always present.
Dovie Yoana King is a San Diego native and an award-winning lawyer who has put a lot of time and sweat into her career by supporting candidates who advocate for equal rights LGBTQ equality, the working poor, immigrants, people of color and survivors of sexual and domestic violence.