Sunday, July 3, 2022

Tag: LGBT rights

While Supreme Court waffles, cities stand up for LGBT workers’ rights

On Tuesday, October 8, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in what has been dubbed “the LGBT employment cases,” where two gay...

Omar Mateen and Right-Wing Homophobia: Was Florida Massacre a Hate Crime...

If it was about gay marriage, well, there is a lot of political opposition to that on the Republican Right, and violence against gays has been a feature of the American far right.

LGBT Activists Sue North Carolina Officials Over Controversial Bathroom Law

The lawsuit alleges that new legislation in the state violates civil rights protections.

Georgia Governor Vetoes Anti-LGBT Bill

Prominent and religious conservatives are extremely angry over the veto, and vow to revive it next year.

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Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

56% of Muslim Americans support women’s right to choose, and more Muslim-majority nations offer...

The American conviction that all Muslims are fundamentalists has led to a misunderstanding of Muslim societies.

NATO and a war foretold

While the world determines how to hold Russia accountable for the horrors it is committing in Ukraine, the members of NATO should do some honest self-reflection.