Tag Archives: lgbtq rights

“We deserve better than the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.”

TweetWriting in The Guardian, our own Jos Truit says it’s time to make a unified push for comprehensive, inclusive anti-discrimination ”legislation that actually has teeth.” Forty years ago last week, Bella Abzug introduced the Equality Act in Congress, which would have amended the Civil Rights Act to include protections from discrimination based on sexual orientation in [...]
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Watch: Ellen Page’s coming out speech

Tweet In case you missed it in the Weekly Feminist Reader rest of the internet this weekend, get your Monday morning cry by watching actress and unapologetic feminist Ellen Page’s moving speech at the Human Rights Campaign conference.  Tweet
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India criminalizes gay sex, again

Tweet  In a shocking decision, India’s supreme court overturned a ruling from a lower court that decriminalized “homosexual acts.” This ruling reenacts sodomy laws that make it a crime for consenting adults to engage in ”intercourse against the order of nature.” My interpretation of this is: no sex that doesn’t involve vaginal penetration with a penis. [...]
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