Sexual Orientation

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 ...
Law Society of Canadian Province Nova Scotia is Found to Have Overstepped its Mandate, Violating Religious Freedoms

Law Society of Canadian Province Nova Scotia is Found to Have Overstepped its Mandate, Violating Religious Freedoms

The first of a series of decisions that will shape how the balance is to be struck between Canada’s ...
Clash of Rights at Centre of Canadian Law School Controversy

Clash of Rights at Centre of Canadian Law School Controversy

The debate over whether to recognise a proposed law school in Canada has pitted fundamental freedoms against one ...
Searching for the "T" in LGBT Advocacy

Searching for the "T" in LGBT Advocacy

On August 30, 2014, the prominent UK lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) rights group, Stonewall, held a workshop with ...
Gays: a Prohibited Class in CARICOM?

Gays: a Prohibited Class in CARICOM?

In the western hemisphere, only 11 Caribbean states still criminalize private consensual adult same-gender ...

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