April Aaron-Brush Joins the Southern Advisory Council
Family Equality Council is thrilled to welcome our newest Southern Advisory Council member, April Aaron-Brush. Born and bred in Alabama, April and her wife Ginger are
Yesterday, we made history!
Yesterday, the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments* in the case of same-sex marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin. It was a huge
Mississippi’s “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” Doesn’t Restore Religious Freedoms
Mississippi’s legislature just passed the so-called “Religious Freedom Restoration Act”. I say “so-called” because the Act does not actually restore anyone’s religious freedoms. What the
Michigander making a life in Minnesota
The below letter was written by Kent Love-Ramirez in response to an opinion piece featured in Michigan’s Grand Rapids Business Journal. The article
Michigan Marriage Case Focuses on Children
Today, a federal district court in Michigan begins hearing testimony challenging the state’s ban on allowing same-sex couples to marry. Opponents of marriage equality are,
HISTORY MADE AS SENATE PASSES INCLUSIVE LGBT WORKPLACE PROTECTIONS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Sean Carlson | 202.550.2315 | email@example.com Senate Passes Employment Non-Discrimination Act Washington DC- (Nov. 7, 2013) – Family Equality Council, the national
Join Team Purple in the Fight Against Bullying
On October 17th we often hear calls to “Go Purple!” These calls are not cheers for a favorite football or baseball team whose color is
Celebrating National Coming Out Day With Our Families
National Coming Out Day is a time to celebrate the strength, courage and fortitude of individuals who “come out of the closet” as being different.
Is Freedom from Discrimination in Credit on The Horizon?
In early 2012, a Bank of America in Florida denied Patty Snyder a mortgage when she listed her same-sex partner’s mother as her co-signer. The
Guest Post: Why Jason Collins is a Hero
On April 29, Jason Collins came out as the first openly gay man playing US professional sports. In this guest post, John Armantrout, of Family Equality’s Board
More Nonsense From the Boy Scouts of America
This post was first published on the Huffington Post’s Gay Voices blog. The Boy Scouts of America would like you to think that they’ve changed. Armed with
Outspoken Generation Co-Chair Says “Time for Marriage”
Ella Robinson, co-chair of the Outspoken Generation project, has been telling her family’s story for years. As the daughter of Gene Robinson, the first openly gay Episcopal