One year ago today, the Supreme Court struck down key parts of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) which has catapulted the current lawsuits and rulings across the nation in support of marriage equality. It is only appropriate to have a rainbow cake, either virtually or in reality to celebrate the changes that are coming for LGBT couples.
Along with the federal ruling yesterday (that will most likely be appealed again) for Utah and Indiana, a republican senator has come out in support of marriage equality.
Unlike many of the great LGBT rights issues of the last few decades, these are not the kinds of questions that can be resolved by a Supreme Court ruling or by an act of Congress or a law passed by a state legislature.
After 90 years, the Winter Olympics awarded its first three medals in the women’s ski jump.
jus to give u an idea of just how consistently racist Stop and Frisk is, in the last ten years, between 2003 and 2013, at least 88% of those stopped and frisked in NYC have been Black and Latino people.
and now, new mayor elect Bill de Blasio appointed William Bratton, the architect of Stop and Frisk, as the new NYPD commissioner.