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    Dignity

    Dignity

    When we finally had a few moments (amidst the excitement and jubilation of June 26) to sit down and read the Supreme Court’s entire Obergefell marriage equality decision, we, like…

    A Decision for the Ages

    A Decision for the Ages

    The United States Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges establishing nationwide marriage equality will likely go down in history as one of the Court’s great landmarks. The Court’s opinion…

    Pride Without Exception 2015

    Pride Without Exception 2015

    During LGBTQ Pride Month this year, we find ourselves thinking about a book I studied years ago in college: 20th century political philosopher John Rawls’ A Theory of Justice. In…

    The Women’s Movement, My Mom, and Marriage Equality

    The Women’s Movement, My Mom, and Marriage Equality

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s observation during the Supreme Court marriage equality hearings about the importance of the evolution of marriage under the law from “a relationship of a dominant male…

    From San Francisco City Hall to the U.S. Supreme Court

    From San Francisco City Hall to the U.S. Supreme Court

    The atmosphere was electric and the excitement and anticipation palpable, as over a thousand LGBT people from all across the country gathered in Washington, DC, on Tuesday for the historic…

    The Time for Equality Is Now

    The Time for Equality Is Now

    Nineteen years ago, the United States Supreme Court in Romer v. Evans struck down Colorado’s notorious Amendment 2, a state constitutional provision that revoked all local ordinances prohibiting discrimination based…

    Stopping New Anti-LGBT Laws in Their Tracks

    Stopping New Anti-LGBT Laws in Their Tracks

    As the momentum builds toward a United States Supreme Court decision in favor of nationwide marriage equality, the LGBT community in recent weeks has faced an onslaught of proposed or newly enacted state laws aimed at…

    Making the Case for Equality at the Supreme Court

    Making the Case for Equality at the Supreme Court

    Over the last few weeks, our community and allies have made an irrefutable case to the United States Supreme Court for the freedom to marry nationwide and full equality under…

    Love Together

    Love Together

    I grew up two doors down from the local library. As a kid, I went there countless times. When I was in about the 6th grade or so, I started…

    Standing Up for Marriage Equality in Alabama

    Standing Up for Marriage Equality in Alabama

    Last week’s shocking public letter from Roy Moore, Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, urging Alabama Governor Robert Bentley to ignore a federal court ruling and continue to exclude…

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