In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on June 26, 2013 that the legal marriages of same-sex couples must be given equal status under federal law.
"This backward step is a deeply disappointing delay on the road to equality, and a vote that is on the wrong side of history."
The Defense of Marriage Act bars federal recognition of same-sex marriage,
Washington, DC, October 25, 2006- In response to today's ruling by the New Jersey Supreme Court requiring swift action by the legislature to ensure equal rights for gay and lesbian couples, Rabbi Randi Musnitsky, Regional Director of the Union for Reform Judaism's New Jersey/West Hudson Valley
According to the National Coalition for the Homeless, 20% of homeless youth are LGBT (even though only 10% of the e
Prior to reading Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of The Cairo Geniza, by Adina Hoffman and Peter Coles, if asked to define a geniza, my response would have been: "a place to bury sacred text that contained the name of God".