Postedon Nov 19, 2010 at 02:00 pm
An organization of American Catholic nuns has denounced the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops for reiterating its opposition to legalizing marriage for same-sex couples at its annual meeting in Baltimore this week while remaining silent on anti-gay bullying and gay teen suicide.
Postedon Sep 28, 2010 at 04:30 pm
Navajo President Joe Shirley, Jr. received Equality Arizona’s Barry Goldwater Human Rights Award for speaking out against and vetoing the discriminatory Diné Marriage Act of 2005 that banned marriage for same-sex couples on the Navajo reservation.
Postedon Sep 09, 2010 at 03:00 pm
Freedom to Marry Voice for Equality Meghan McCain appeared on the Rachel Maddow show on Wednesday night and again made the case for Republicans supporting gay rights issues including marriage equality.
Postedon Aug 09, 2010 at 09:30 am
New York Law School Professor Arthur S. Leonard discusses "a bit of chatter on-line" about whether Judge Walker's decision in Perry v. Schwarzenegger can be appealed by the Proponents of Proposition 8, who are defendant-intervenors in the case, when the actual named defendants, Gov. Schwarzenegger, Attorney General Brown, and a handful of other state officials, have not signified their intention to appeal.
Postedon Jun 13, 2010 at 04:10 pm
The Rev. John A. Buehrens (a Freedom to Marry Voice for Equality) serves as a guest blogger on Steven Levingston's "Political Bookworm".
He discusses the fact, both here and in his new book, “A House for Hope: The Promise of Progressive Religion in the 21st Century,” written with theology professor Rebecca Ann Parker, that while some observers see religion and conservatism as inextricably connected, religion in America actually has a progressive, liberal history.
Postedon Jun 07, 2010 at 12:00 pm
More than 20 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality groups and allies today issued a joint statement regarding Arizona's S.B. 1070.
Postedon Jan 30, 2010 at 04:18 pm
January 29, 2010
During a speech at the University of Florida, Meghan McCain said that her father, Sen. John McCain, is "coming along" on the freedom to marry: "He's 73 years old. It's difficult. I keep telling people 'You continue putting pressure on President Obama, and I'll continue putting pressure on my father.'" [Link]
Postedon Sep 09, 2009 at 12:12 pm
September 8, 2009
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer approved the majority of the state Legislature's budget Friday, including cutting domestic partner benefits for state employees, which means roughly 800 people will lose their health insurance. [Link]