In 2015, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the Obergefell v. Hodges case that marriage equality was the law of the land, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community celebrated, but only briefly.
The state of Ohio’s House of Representatives is considering legislation that forces educators, therapists, and social workers to out transgender minors to their parents or face fourth-degree felony charges.
Ohio’s House of Representatives is considering legislation that forces educators, therapists and social workers to out transgender minors to their parents or face fourth-degree felony charges. For those who display characteristics in opposition to their assigned...
SCOTUS ruling for Masterpiece Cakeshop and Arlene’s Flowers requires increased vigilance of marketplace discrimination
Earlier this month, the Supreme Court ruled narrowly in favor of Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips in his anti-LGBTQ discrimination case. In the 7-2 opinion, the court ruled Phillips had not received fair treatment for his religious beliefs by the Colorado...
Most children live with the expectation that they’ll grow up, get married, and one day, have kids—I think that’s even a song! But, for children who realize they’re a member of the LGBTQ community, the certainty of parenthood is now in question.
Transgender rights are a hot topic in the news recently, from Trump’s slapdash ban on transgender soldiers in the military to the question of whether Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act includes gender identity under the umbrella of sex discrimination.
The Trump administration announced a new-ish ban on transgender people serving in the military on March 23. But in reality, there’s not much difference between this one and the ban he announced via Twitter last summer.
Much of our focus on LGBT rights centers at the federal level, but there are also several ongoing battles in several states concerning equality.
In early December, SCOTUS heard oral arguments in the Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The crux of the case is that bakery owner Jack Phillips sued the CCRC claiming his rights to freedom of religion and freedom of speech have been denied when he refused to bake a custom wedding cake for a gay couple, Charlie Craig and David Mullins.