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The 2016 presidential campaign is shaping up to be a particularly exciting and meaningful one for LGBT people. Hillary Clinton enters the race with an openly gay campaign manager. Rand Paul takes a swipe at her over accepting support from
June is the final month of the U.S. Supreme Court’s current session and, while anticipation is not nearly so great this year for the LGBT community as it was last year, there is some concern in the air. This year,
It is hard to overstate the potential impact of the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court cases concerning marriage for same-sex couples. The primary questions posed by the two cases—Hollingsworth v. Perry involving Proposition 8 and U.S. v. Windsor involving the Defense
The depth of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s discomfort for things gay became apparent in 1996, ten years after he joined the court. He had voted against the interests of gays before—allowing the U.S. Olympic Committee to bar Gay Games
Perhaps the most historic U.S. Supreme Court session ever for the LGBT community gets underway officially October 1, with a record nine gay-related cases seeking review, all involving same-sex marriage.
A unanimous three-judge panel of the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled today (Thursday, May 31) that the core part of the Defense of Marriage Act, barring federal recognition of marriages of same-sex couples, is unconstitutional.
The head of the House Judiciary Committee is planning recently released a report, charging that the U.S. Attorney General has repeatedly disregarded the Constitution and the rule of law, and calling for a hearing to question him about decisions regarding