Marriage Equality: January 2006

HRO Nullification and Another Human Civil Liberty Deprivation Attempt

Filed by Bil Browning | January 27, 2006 | 12:06 PM | comments

Only 13 days passed from the day Major Bart Peterson signed Indianapolis' Human Rights Ordinance into law until the first attempt to undo it by amending HB 1010 earlier this week to nullify gender identity and sexual orientation as civil...Read More

In defense of Lafayette/West Lafayette HRO

Filed by Ed Team | January 26, 2006 | 5:03 PM | comments

Friends- I published the following letter in the Lafayette Journal and Courier today-- in support of our efforts against the Thompson amendment. We also contacted and received a lot of support from our local county commissioners, mayors, city councils, and...Read More

The Pressure to Cover

Filed by Seth Kreigh | January 17, 2006 | 8:15 PM | comments

In New York Times Magazine on Sunday, January 15, 2006: The Pressure to Cover By Kenji Yoshino When I began teaching at Yale Law School in 1998, a friend spoke to me frankly. "You'll have a better chance at tenure,"...Read More

Indiana Equality sponsors "Our Families Count!" Rally

Filed by Jerame Davis | January 17, 2006 | 10:26 AM | comments

WHAT: "Our Families Count!" RallyWHEN: Thursday, February 9, 2006 1-3pmWHERE: Indiana Statehouse North Atrium (200 W Washington Street Indianapolis)WHO: Indiana Equality & FriendsWHY: Our families are not second-class! The state shouldn't teach that they are!CONTACT:Jerame Davis or Dan FunkSince the...Read More

Amicus Briefs Filed In CA Freedom to Marry Case

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | January 10, 2006 | 9:56 AM | comments

Rare is it that I will post PRNewswire stuff verbatim but this one's crowing is worth repeating! Religious and Civil Rights Groups Support Same-Sex Couples in Legal Battle to Marry SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In eight amicus briefs...Read More

Some Thoughts for the New Year

Filed by Bil Browning | January 08, 2006 | 5:26 PM | comments

The HRO has been passed, in a process of earning, obtaining, and solidifying yes votes. The victory is sweet, and constitutes an outright defeat of the worst of humanity. To the names of Eric Miller and Micah Clark, we can...Read More