303 Creative v. Elenis: A New Chapter in LGBTQ Legal History? Some believe the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision June 30 in 303 Creative v Elenis may … [Read more...] about Beyond the Verdict: Unpacking the Fallout of the Supreme Court’s 303 Creative v. Elenis Decision
Hope for a quick vote on the Respect for Marriage Act in the U.S. Senate this week has faded, but U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin said over the weekend … [Read more...] about Senator Tammy Baldwin Says She’s Got 10 Republicans for ‘Respect for Marriage Act’; Vote Could Happen in September
Access to Abortion and LGBTQ Equality Overlap in Legal Arguments In an unprecedented development, a purported draft of what is believed … [Read more...] about Break Glass: Supreme Court Leak of Draft Decision to Overturn Roe v Wade Abortion Rights Also Sets Up Supreme Court To Take On Gay Rights
It was a hard night for Democrats Tuesday, as candidates for governor in two heavily Democratic states lost enormous support—and at least one of the … [Read more...] about Some LGBTQ Election Wins, But 2022 Likely To be Most Racist, Anti-LGBTQ in Decades As It Seemed to Work For Repubs This Year.
Highly Qualified Justice Breezes By Bizarre Republican Queries By Lisa Keen, Keen News Service The U.S. Senate tonight (November 1) confirmed … [Read more...] about First Out LGBTQ Woman Confirmed to Federal Appeals Court; Highly Qualified Justice Breezes By Bizarre Republican Queries
Supreme Court gay rights watchers have their short list of potentially difficult cases in light of the conservative court, but all argue this is … [Read more...] about Supreme Court Gay Issues — As Well As Many ‘Of Interest’ — In This New Term. Rights At Risk. Religion Dominates Concerns
Despite behind-the-scenes objections, the U.S. Senate on July 22 confirmed the nominations of two openly LGBT appointees to top Pentagon posts. The … [Read more...] about Senior Pentagon LGBTQ Noms Get Clear Voice Vote. No Objections. Out Trans, Out Lesbian Confirmed. ‘Ought to look like America.’ Defense Secy.
Trends The U.S. Supreme Court session that just ended amounted to mostly a “tread water” experience for LGBT people—with several little victories … [Read more...] about Supreme Court LGBTQ: This Season’s Final Report: Minor Victories, Could-Have-Been-Worse Losses, Trepidation About Future
Trans Toilet Case: In a limited but important victory for transgender access, the U.S. Supreme Court announced June 28 that it would not review a … [Read more...] about Court Won’t Hear First Trans Toilet Case in Small Win. Alito, Thomas Can Flush It Easily With A Few Cases That Look Like Cleaner Wins.
Catholic Social Services. Lisa Keen unpacks it for us with commentary from friends and others. It seems they looked hard for a way to rule without … [Read more...] about All 9 Justices Said Tax-Funded Catholic Social Services Can Refuse LGBTQ Foster Couples? How Bad Is it? Kind of, But Complicated