Explore the latest strategic trends, research and analysis. The court assailed Colorado bureaucrats for running roughshod over the First Amendment rights of the baker, whose religious convictions forbade him not from serving gay people—he offered to make the couple all the baked goods they could ever wish to consume—but from expressing approval for something he considers sinful.
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It was an unlikely partnership. The money and resources poured into suing bakers and florists would be far better spent on Gay rights 50 years on: 10 ways in which the genuine fights for human liberty. More Americans continue to believe sexual orientation is present at birth rather than a result of upbringing.
In December"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts came out as a lesbian in a Facebook post reflecting on the past year and thanking fans for their support after her bone marrow transplant. Inthe District of Columbia passed a law that allowed gay and lesbian couples to register as domestic partners, granting them some of the rights of marriage the city of San Francisco passed a similar ordinance three years prior and California would later extend those rights to the entire state in
Oh, I don't dislike them for being gay or black. Ads by Fandom. Also, I shouldn't have my head on a pike for calling someone who was Gay rights 50 years on: 10 ways in which the male "he" but now identifies as "she" or "pan" or whatever the hell it is now. The law allows a judge to impose harsher sentences if there is evidence showing that a victim was selected because of the "actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, or sexual orientation of any person.
Yes I understand. April 30, - DeGeneres' character, Ellen Morgan, on her self-titled TV series "Ellen," becomes the first leading character to come out on a prime time network television show. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium.
November 6, - Democratic US Representative Jared Polis wins the Colorado governor's racebecoming the nation's first openly gay man to be elected governor.
It gives us a guiding light for many other proposals on human rights," she said. The Stonewall National Monument will encompass Christopher Park, the Stonewall Inn and the surrounding streets and sidewalks that were the sites of the Stonewall uprising.
The punishment was stark and swift: as a working-class girl from the north-east of England, I was meant to marry a local boy and have a brace of kids. Asked of those dissatisfied with acceptance of gays and lesbians in U.
Finally he got to sleep with his partner in a double bed! Thousands marched in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco in to mark the first anniversary of the riots - and today more than 60 countries hold annual Pride marches.