Tag Archives: ENDA

Speed Read: Strange travel companions

Illinois' new marriage equality law went into effect officially Sunday, though more than 1,600 same-sex couples had already been married since February. And Equality Maryland is breathing easier since an anti-LGBT group failed to turn in enough signatures Saturday night

Speed Read: Montana’s time has come

Montana now has a lawsuit pending against its ban on same-sex couples marrying. The latest Gallup Poll finds support for recognizing marriages of same-sex couples at a new high. And LGBT leaders in San Diego make clear they want strong

Speed Read: Idaho poised for Friday

A federal judge in Oregon is expected to rule any day now on that state's ban on same-sex marriage. And a federal judge In Idaho refused to grant a stay of her decision striking that state's ban on same-sex marriage.

Speed Read: Slugfest in Fourth Circuit

The Fourth Circuit vote on Virginia's ban of same-sex marriage will almost certainly be 2 to 1, given Tuesday's combative oral argument. A federal judge in Idaho struck down that state's ban on Tuesday and ordered the state to start

Speed Read: Ohio surprise

A federal judge in Cincinnati surprised a courtroom Friday by saying he would issue a ruling by April 14, declaring Ohio's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. Michigan, meanwhile, is hoping to leap frog ahead of other appeals to the Sixth

Speed Read: Health alert in L.A.

LGBT RALLY FOR VETO: LGBT groups will hold a rally on the lawn of the State Capitol in Jackson, Mississippi, at noon CDT today, in protest over the passage of a religious bias bill by the state legislature Tuesday. The

Speed Read: Straight is great

Heritage (NYC) Pride group announced Thursday that it will allow a right-wing Catholic group, Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, to march in the June 29 Pride parade carrying a banner saying “Straight is Great.” A federal judge in

Speed Read: ‘Pacts of cohabitating”

The Mississippi House is expected to vote on a religious bias bill today. Pope Francis says the church should "evaluate" the benefits of civil unions. Rep. Mike Michaud is helping step up pressure on President Obama for an executive order.

State of the Union: LGBT leaders disappointed in what was missing

In his State of the Union address, President Obama spoke of a nation working on issues such as marriage equality and earning the respect of other nations “because we believe in the inherent dignity and equality of every human being,

Speed Read: Thursday 12 December 2013

A survey shows 66 percent think Congress should pass ENDA. Maryland's lesbian gubernatorial hopeful gets some national exposure. India heads backwards on civil rights. Edith Windsor is a runner-up for Time Magazine's Person of the Year. And more...