Sexual Orientation

Will Obergefell Stifle Growing Support for LGBTQ Rights?

Will Obergefell Stifle Growing Support for LGBTQ Rights?

In his recent post The Beginning Rather Than The End, Karl Laird discusses the potential policy backlash that may ...
Empathy, Craft and other Lessons to Learn from the US Same-Sex Marriage Decision

Empathy, Craft and other Lessons to Learn from the US Same-Sex Marriage Decision

Three narratives provide the human face to the text of Obergefell v. Hodges, the landmark US Supreme Court ...
The Beginning Rather Than the End: Obergefell v Hodges and the Continuing Struggle for LGBT Equality

The Beginning Rather Than the End: Obergefell v Hodges and the Continuing Struggle for LGBT Equality

There is no doubt that the Supreme Court’s judgment in Obergefell v Hodges is an historic one. That is not to say, ...
US Supreme Court Requires Recognition of Marriage Equality

US Supreme Court Requires Recognition of Marriage Equality

The US Supreme Court has ruled, in Obergefell, by a 5-4 majority, that the Fourteenth Amendment to the US ...
Conscience Wars and Complicity Claims

Conscience Wars and Complicity Claims

A new front is opening in the culture wars. Persons of faith are now seeking religious exemptions from laws ...
Lee v Ashers Bakery: Cake Now or Cake Later?

Lee v Ashers Bakery: Cake Now or Cake Later?

Northern Ireland delivers a small slice of sweet justice to the gay rights movement, but for some, it leaves a ...
Let Them Buy (Gay) Cake: Anti-Discrimination in Northern Irish Courts

Let Them Buy (Gay) Cake: Anti-Discrimination in Northern Irish Courts

Over the weekend, the same-sex marriage referendum in Ireland dominated headlines around the world. The week ...
Ireland’s Marriage Equality Referendum

Ireland’s Marriage Equality Referendum

Today the Irish electorate is voting in a referendum to explicitly permit of same-sex marriage. If passed, the new ...
The US Constitutional Status of Same-Sex Marriage – An Issue that Can No Longer be Avoided

The US Constitutional Status of Same-Sex Marriage – An Issue that Can No Longer be Avoided

This week the Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral argument in what will no doubt be considered one ...
Día Internacional de las Mujeres: Las mujeres y las niñas luchan por la igualdad de género en las cortes

Día Internacional de las Mujeres: Las mujeres y las niñas luchan por la igualdad de género en las cortes

¿Qué mejor ocasión que el Día Internacional de las Mujeres para pedirle a los jueces y juezas que se hagan ...
International Women’s Day: Women and Girls Struggle for Equality in the Courts

International Women’s Day: Women and Girls Struggle for Equality in the Courts

What better time than International Women’s Day to embolden citizens to exercise their power over the judicial ...
Concerns about Greece from the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance

Concerns about Greece from the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance

The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI), a Council of Europe body monitoring problems of ...

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