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.
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.
Controversy accompanies prosecutions under hate crime laws, and perhaps that’s inevitable; the pattern of discrimination that shows people have been targeted based upon their personal traits springs from prejudices we have not conquered.