The World Cup starts this week. Amidst all the preparation, Think Progress’s Travis Waldron highlights one of the more bizarre: the rules about sex that some coaches are laying down for their teams.
Conservatives have spent the last two weeks arguing that religious liberty must allow for discrimination against LGBT people. Here’s how they spun it.
Galvanized by the injustice of a veteran risking his life for his country only to later find himself without a home, Veterans NOW has developed to end veteran homelessness in Washington DC by the end of 2015.
If two pending Supreme Court cases are decided in the plaintiffs’ favor, all the nightmare scenarios imagined in the debate over the Arizona bill could become very real.
In the past two years, Lockheed Martin, Caterpillar, Major League Soccer, Merck, Intel, and UPS have also ended their funding of Boy Scouts of America over the organization’s discriminatory policy.
According to Judge Orlando Garcia the state’s marriage laws deny same-sex couples the right to marry, and therefore “demean their dignity for no legitimate reason.”
Though he insists it has nothing to do with discrimination, Arizona State Sen. Al Melvin (R) can’t explain why SB 1062 is needed to defend “religious freedom.”
The CEO of a private prison firm known for inmate abuse and legal violations was named America’s highest paid “corrections officer.”
The consequences of Uganda passing a bill that places gay people in jail for life are looking hard to come by.
Business pushes back as support starts to grow for a national boycott of Arizona. — This post orginally appeared on ThinkProgress. By Zach Ford The national spotlight is now shining on Arizona as Gov. Jan Brewer (R) weighs whether to sign the controversial “license to discriminate” bill (SB 1062) passed by the legislature last week. Though the…
U.S. Rep. John Dingell, a Dearborn, Michigan Democrat and the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history, announced today that he is retiring after 59 years. His environmental record speaks for itself.
Three students who hung a noose around James Meredith’s statue reveal how little progress the school has made since its segregation days.
The United States has experienced a dramatic decline in violent crime over the last two decades, yet the rate of gun violence, particularly among young people, has barely moved.
A new study finds that it’s not homosexuality that’s unhealthy, but anti-gay stigma.
“We believe that people everywhere should be treated equally, with dignity and respect, and that they should have the opportunity to reach their fullest potential, no matter who they are or whom they love.”
So far, federal courts are unanimous in favor of equality for same-sex couples.