Jun 27, 2015 · WASHINGTON — In a long-sought victory for the gay rights movement, the Supreme Court ruled by a 5-to-4 vote on Friday that the Constitution guarantees …
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The Equality Act would amend existing civil rights law—including the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Fair Housing Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Jury Selection and Services Act, and several laws regarding employment with the federal government—to explicitly include sexual orientation and gender identity as protected characteristics.
LGBT rights and equality. Note: This page is a reproduction of the Hillary for America policy proposal on LGBT rights and equality. Thanks to the hard work of generations of LGBT advocates and activists who fought to make it possible, our country won a landmark victory last June when the Supreme Court recognized that in America, LGBT couples—like everyone else—have the right to marry the
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MARRIAGE EQUALITY . Some of the protections and obligations of marriage in the U.S.A. which were denied to married gay couples included: hospital visitations, custody, adoption, parenting rights, medical decision-making power, automatic inheritance, standing to sue for wrongful death of a spouse, divorce protections, spousal and
I am grateful to the gay men and women who came before me and fought so hard for us to have basic rights. The kind of bravery that it took to fight during Stonewall, to fight during the AIDS
The Equality Caucus is committed to working toward the extension of equal rights, the repeal of discriminatory laws, the elimination of hate-motivated , and the improved health and wellbeing of all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Gay rights: a world of inequality In Belize, there is a law on the statute books that criminalises homosexuality; a gay rights group in the country, Unibam, has brought a motion challenging