Friday, March 1, 2013

GLBT News Headlines (T8T-6)

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20130301/PH69465MIAMI, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami Beach & Miami have been chosen to host the worldOutgames in 2017, announced Daniel Vaudrin, president of the Gay and Lesbian International Sport Association, yesterday. Vaudrin made the announcement during the selection ceremony in Antwerp,...


WASHINGTON, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of Caplin & Drysdale's Political Law Group filed today a friend-of-the-court brief for a bipartisan group of former Federal Election Commission officials in U.S. v. Windsor, the high-profile U.S. Supreme Court case that...
Brief filed by AFGE, other labor unions urges Supreme Court to find DOMA unconstitutional WASHINGTON, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a friend of the court legal brief filed today, the American Federation of Government Employees joined with the AFL-CIO and other...
3/1/2013

(Washington, DC, March 1, 2013) -- Lambda Legal and Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) today submitted a friend-of-the-court brief in U.S. v. Windsor urging the U.S. Supreme Court to affirm the decision by the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals declaring Section 3 of the federal so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional.

2/28/2013

(Washington, DC, February 28, 2013) â€" Lambda Legal and Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) today submitted a friend-of-the-court brief in Hollingsworth v. Perry urging the U.S. Supreme Court to affirm the historic decision by the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declaring California's discriminatory Proposition 8 unconstitutional.

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gay and lesbian visitors to Asheville, North Carolina, often often decide to relocate after the first visit. Why? According to www.RomanticAsheville.com , the beautiful ...
The shift in favor of gay rights may have an effect on the justices. If not, it could still doom restrictive marriage laws in liberal states like California. WASHINGTON â€" Public opinion on marriage for gay and lesbian couples has shifted with almost unprecedented speed since California voters banned such unions in 2008.
Sydney's Mardi Gras is the highest profile annual event in Australia for members of the country's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex communities. And although the event has its origins as a political protest, and some parade participants still take aim at the inequalities and violence suffered by non-heterosexual people in Australia, it's also big business.
Southern Baptist Convention president Frank Page knows why the Boy Scouts are currently debating inclusive scouting. As he just told Tony Perkins, it's because Satan wants to destroy the Scouts: [SOURCE: Washington Watch w/ Tony Perkins; 3/1/13] Oh please. Ridiculous!...
Mother Jones has the scoop and the image: In the latest issue of Inspire, the Al Qaeda-produced English-language magazine that teaches readers how to cause traffic accidents, torch parked cars, and "make a bomb in the kitchen of your mom,"...
And now a message from Ted Olson and David Boies' "biggest supporter": You, my little pal, are filled with the awesome. Keep on.
Gays and child sexual abusers are one and the same; the American Psychological Association is a propagandistic organization; and homosexuality is like an addiction that should be overcome, even if proven to be in-born. Pastor Robert Jeffress has been in...
We've already learned that the US Conference of Catholic Bishops has sent promotional items to every single Bishop in America instructing them to marshal crowds to the National Organization For Marriage's planned march outside the Supreme Court building. But now...
Saying his own personal evolution parallels the nation's and extending his view to "all equal protection cases," our ally President elaborated today on his administration's stance on DOMA and Prop 8. Think Progress brings us the video (via MSNBC): [ThinkProgress]...
The President will not defend DOMA because it is, in his view and mine, exceedingly unconstitutional. But according to the American Family Association's Bryan Fischer, the President's actions should lead to his swift removal from the office to which he...
United for marriage: WASHINGTON â€" Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and 210 other Democratic members of Congress urged the Supreme Court Friday to strike down the federal definition of marriage contained in the Defense of...


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