The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has noted that same-sex marriages will be given equal protection under the law in all of its programs – even if the marriages are not recognized in the state where the same-sex couple lives. The announcement will allow same-sex couples to enjoy federal benefits through the September 11th Victim […]
Gays need not apply. You know that it’s perfectly legal under federal law to refuse to hire people because they’re gay, or just because the employer thinks they’re gay. Still perfectly legal under federal law and in 29 of the states. No job for you ’cause of who you love. Believe that? After 40 years, […]
The long arc of the moral universe bent a little further in the direction of justice and equality with a recent landmark settlementin favor of a transgender woman who was fired when she told her employer she would be transitioning while on the job. While there is still no federal law barring discrmination based on […]
She was 14 when her 49 year old teacher raped her. She killed herself before her 17th birthday, he got 30 days in jail. Unfortunately that’s par for the course in our female sexualizing culture. Consider Jessica Valenti’s thoughtful and right on 10 Things to End Rape Culture.
42 hedge fund managers on Wall Street earned an average of 2 billion dollars in 2010, that breaks down to approximately 1 million dollars an hour.Steve Helmsley the CEO of UnitedHealthcare “earned” 102 million in 2009 yet millions are without any healthcare coverage, 1 in 5 kids in the US is hungry, and 52,000 factories […]