The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Mississippi has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a gay couple against a law which allows companies to discriminate against LGBT people.
A group of married gay and lesbian soldiers decided to sue the federal government because it refuses them the recognition, benefits and family support which are granted to heterosexual soldiers but who are not granted to gays and to lesbians because of DOMA.
Last year, we had spoken about Diane and Taeko who had wanted to stay in a Bed & Breakfast in Honolulu, Hawaii. Its owner had then refused to host them saying she felt uncomfortable to have lesbians in her house.
Victory for the Gartners who obtained the right to list the names of two women as biological parents on the birth certificate of their daughter.
Amber Hatcher, a 16-year-old lesbian, student in the state of Florida, wanted to observe the National Day of Silence which took place on April 20 and which is a campaign organized by the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network’s (GLSEN) for increasing students-and-teachers' awareness of anti-LGBT bullying and harassment in schools.
The principle is simple: to remain silent during a day to call attention to the silencing effect of bullying.
So Amber, wishing to observe this campaign last April within her school, had required the permission of the her school principal Shannon Fusco who immediately threatened her with "ramifications".
ACLU, the American Civil Liberties Union, reminded, by the means of a letter, that the schools of Utah don't have the right to ban or disallow gay and lesbian couples to attend school functions because this is unconstitutional.
ACLU, in its combat against the web filters which block the access to LGBTQ websites in the schools, announced that a lawsuit would be engaged against Missouri's 4,100-student Camdenton R-III School District.
Following the refusal of the governor of the New Jersey, Chris Christie, to sign a law allowing the marriage equality, 7 gay and lesbian couples decided to file a lawsuit against the State.
The videos recorded during the lawsuit of January 2010, when Judge Vaughn Walker had overturned Proposition 8, will remain sealed for the moment.
Today, the Court of Appeal of San Francisco will hear the arguments of the supporters and opponents to know if the video of the 2010 lawsuit must be or not released to the public and if the decision of Judge Vaughn to repeal the ban of gay marriage in California was impartial as he is gay.