Why doesn't President Obama issue an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity? Lambda Legal Executive Director Kevin Cathcart weighs in.
Lambda Legal invites you to join us for Dallas' Latino Pride, where we will have an informational booth with fun and educational Lambda Legal materials. To find out how you can volunteer for this or any other Pride event this season, go to our Pride page.
The Las Vegas Review Journal has a lovely profile this morning of Mary Baranovich and Beverly Sevcik, lead plaintiffs in our federal lawsuit seeking marriage equality in Nevada. The couple met more than 40 years ago, raised three children and now have four grandchildren. From the article:
Beverly Sevcik, 73, and Mary Baranovich, 76, cannot get married.
It has not been a good week for supporters of North Carolina’s antigay Amendment One. Early voting has begun on the measure, which would change the state constitution to ban any legal relationship recognition except different-sex marriage.
Lambda Legal fought the Boy Scouts’ discriminatory practices all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Although our landmark case did not succeed in changing the Scouts’ policies, it advanced the discussion about the needs of gay youth.