Category: Families

Eulogy in Paris: ‘You lived like a star, you leave like a star’
Andy Towle writes: Étienne Cardiles, the husband of slain officer Xavier Jugelé, delivered an emotional eulogy outside police headquarters on Tuesday. Jugelé was slain by Karim Cheurfi, a 39-year-old Frenchman [...]
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Seven Principles for Young Advocates
Below is something I drafted for a group of high school students visiting from the Bronx whom I am meeting this afternoon to talk about GLAA’s work. I also developed [...]
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Jason Chaffetz announces retirement from House
Strike up the band! Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), one of the worst homophobes in the U.S. House of Representatives and a frequent meddler in D.C. affairs, announced today that he [...]
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Moving the Needle on Reproductive Justice and Family Planning in DC
Moving the Needle on Reproductive Justice and Family Planning in DC Earlier this month, the Collaborative Reproduction Amendment Act became law in DC after completing its Congressional review period. The [...]
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DC Surrogacy legalization becomes law
At long last, the Collaborative Reproduction Amendment Act, legalizing and regulating surrogate parenting agreements in the District, took effect on April 7 after completion of its congressional review period. It [...]
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Fewer guns, more mental health care
Another deadly shooting in San Bernardino, this time in a school, where a woman’s estranged husband went to her workplace to kill her and then himself. He also shot two [...]
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Nebraska State Supreme Court Upholds Ruling That Struck Down Nation’s Last Ban On LGBT Adoption
Joe My God reports on the ACLU reaction: The Nebraska Supreme Court today upheld a lower court decision which strikes down a decades old ban on gay and lesbian foster [...]
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Lambda Legal responds to confirmation of Gorsuch to SCOTUS
David Badash of The New Civil Rights Movement reports this statement by Lambda Legal Director of Strategy Sharon McGowan: The arc of the moral universe may bend towards justice, but [...]
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Haley on Syrian chemical attack: US may act if UN does not
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley spoke eloquently at an emergency meeting at the UN on the horrific chemical attack in Syria that killed dozens of children among others. It is not [...]
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Council passes Councilmember Allen’s Emergency Legislation Protecting Women’s Health From Federal Threats
We applaud DC councilmembers advocating for women’s rights and proactively ensuring the healthcare quality for all women. Yesterday, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen introduced this legislation along with the 12 [...]
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