Today Lambda Legal argued in federal district court that the Pine-Richland School District in suburban Pittsburgh should immediately suspend enforcement of a discriminatory policy that singles out transgender students and prevents them from using restrooms that match who they are.
For years, Juliet Evancho, Elissa Ridenour, A.S. and other transgender students at Pine-Richland School District in suburban Pittsburgh, used restrooms that matched their gender identity. What disasters did this commonsense, inclusive practice cause? Absolutely none, of course.
A month ago, Outward writer Mark Joseph Stern wondered what would happen to “those 4 million Americans who don’t live in [the] states, but in one of five U.S. territories?” In so doing, Stern aptly noted that the applicability of rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution to the people of Puerto Rico, the U.S.
El gobierno de Puerto Rico está considerando retirar su apoyo a la ley que prohíbe el matrimonio a parejas del mismo sexo.
Nos alienta que el gobierno esté reconsiderando su defensa de su prohibición discriminatoria. El gobierno nunca debe estar involucrado en el negocio de la discriminación.
Yesterday, the Puerto Rico Senate confirmed attorney Maite Oronoz Rodríguez as an Associate Justice to the Puerto Rico Supreme Court, marking the first time that an openly lesbian judicial nominee is confirmed to the Commonwealth’s highest court.
Lambda Legal sent Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro García Padilla a letter urging him to take certain considerations into account when nominating a new justice to the Puerto Rico Supreme Court or making any other judicial nominations.