Tarrant County College (TCC) and former professor Jacqueline Gill have agreed to settle the federal discrimination lawsuit Lambda Legal brought against TCC on Gill's behalf. The suit claimed that TCC officials discriminated against Gill because of her sexual orientation.
With decisions last month in two high-profile cases in which we participated, and two Lambda Legal cases cued up for possible review next term, never before have we had so much at stake in a short period on the biggest legal stage in the country.
More than 130 members of Congress—plus dozens of companies, unions, bar associations, legal scholars and historians—are urging the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to find the so-called Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional.
This past weekend, Familia Es Familia, a bilingual education campaign highlighting the importance of family ties when discussing LGBT issues in the Latino community, was unveiled at the annual conference of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR).