Despite opposition activists’ rhetoric, support for nondiscrimination laws and religious liberty are positively connected.
The recent Supreme Court decisions supporting marriage equality underscores the successful alliance that has been forged between the religious community and LGBT advocates.
As the Supreme Court decides who can say “I do,” finally passing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act is something that Congress must do.
Despite claims by many conservatives and religious leaders, marriage has not always been a union between one man and one woman but over the years has embraced practices that even most strident marriage traditionalists might abhor.
Claims of threats to “religious liberty” are all too often not about the free exercise of religion but instead about discriminating against gay Americans.
Americans are becoming less opposed to marriage equality and increasingly unlikely to base their vote on antigay and antitransgender measures.
Issue Brief Crosby Burns and Jeff Krehely examine the religious exemption of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act in more detail and compare it to religious exemptions found in the nation’s major employment nondiscrimination law, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The late Harvey Milk is smiling at the president's support for marriage equality, writes Bishop Gene Robinson.
I commend President Obama for doing the right thing in expressing his support for marriage equality. As a president who has championed the cause of justice and equality for all Americans, his statement sends the right message at the right time. While some ponder the political impact of his pronouncement, I applaud him for exhibiting […]
Madison T. Shockley II explores whether black voters will follow the president's leadership to grow in support of gay and transgender equality.
Aisha Moodie-Mills and Sally Steenland talk with Rev. Dr. Dennis W. Wiley, co-pastor of the Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ in Washington, D.C., about his work toward LGBT equality within the church.
The House-passed National Defense Authorization Act seeks to prevent military chaplains from performing same-sex marriages, setting up a possible failure to pass a defense funding bill, explain Lawrence J. Korb and Alex Rothman.
Eleni Towns presents five ways that major Christian groups support lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality in our nation.
Rev. Dr. Dennis Wiley unpacks some of the arguments used to claim that LGBT equality is not a black issue.