All posts tagged "aclu"

  • ACLU’s DOMA Challenge Brings Marriage Questions to NYC

    The most important aspect of today’s American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit challenging the Defense of Marriage Act’s definition of marriage — as reported on Monday...

  • Double Dose of DOMA Challenges

    The Defense of Marriage Act is due for a two-pronged attack on Tuesday, as two separate organizations and sets of lawyers, representing different plaintiffs, plan...

  • Wonderful Wins

    The fight for gay equality at home and on the battlefield won encouraging court victories last week. In a case brought by ACLU of Washington...

  • ACLU Sues Montana Seeking Domestic Partnerships

    Seven same-sex couples, represented by the American Civil Liberties Union, have sued the state of Montana for the lack of equal relationship recognition. In a...

  • Attitude Adjustment

    As an activist I have had occasion to criticize the police; but I also count many police officers as friends. So after gay attorney Pepin...

  • Uncommon decency

    In August 2007, D.C. announced the firing of three corrections officers for wrongfully placing a transgender inmate, who had female genitalia, in a male jail...

  • Marriage Blow to Maryland

    Mere hours after the Maryland Court of Appeals announced its decision Tuesday to uphold a 1973 state law defining marriage as a union between a...

  • Stein Club's Accolades

    The Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, arguably among the most influential clubs in District politics, on Aug. 22 announced the recipients of its annual leadership awards....

  • Last minute break

    The answer was in his wallet all along. And when Howard Daniel stumbled upon on the business card of Steven S. Smith in November 2006,...

  • One More Step

    No one knows how long it will take Maryland's Court of Appeals to reach a decision on the fate of a 1973 state law that...

  • Gay Is Good

    Frank Kameny's life in the upper Northwest, Palisades corner of Washington looks quiet enough. The retiree lives in a modest home on a serene, tree-lined...

  • Trans Regs Advance

    The D.C. Commission on Human Rights, the city's Office of Human Rights entity with authority over private sector human-rights complaints, took a step May 11...

  • GLAA Marks 35 Years

    When the Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance celebrates a milestone, it's a bit like the tortoise making his victory lap to the hare's chagrin. Steadily,...

  • Challenging Principals

    Minors may not be allowed to vote, but that certainly doesn't allow them to live outside politics. According to a Dec. 9 press release issued...

  • Marriage Update

    You may have noticed a new Republican advertising campaign on gay marriage playing on your television screen. This time, however, it's a campaign to stop...

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