April 8th recognizes part of the economic disparity women struggle with, and our #RealPay campaign has tried to suss out how race and other societal realities put women at a considerable financial disadvantage. But there is another layer to the way pay discrimination works: LGBT-identified individuals are much more economically vulnerable than their straight counterparts.1 Read more …
Category: LGBTQIA Rights
Attorney General Holder’s historic directive to all members of the Department of Justice ensures that same-sex couples in valid marriages receive the same privileges, protections, and rights as opposite-sex couples under federal law.
The National Organization for Women is delighted that the Illinois House of Representatives has passed a marriage equality bill that Governor Pat Quinn has promised to sign into law.
We rally today to remind the Illinois House what is at stake for the thousands of same-sex couples in Illinois. It is time to end the second-class status of civil unions.
The National Organization for Women is elated for the many same-sex couples whose loving, committed relationships will now be recognized in law a result of today’s Supreme Court rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s Proposition 8.