Tag Archive for: gay rights

Harris pushes for same-sex marriage

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has requested that same-sex marriage be permitted throughout the state until an appeals court reaches a verdict on the constitutionality of Proposition 8. In 2008, California voters approved Proposition 8, which strictly defined marriage as being between a man and a woman. Harris argues that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional […]

White House sets dangerous precedent

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Wednesday that the Obama administration “will no longer defend” the Defense of Marriage Act. DOMA, a 1996 law that allows states to not recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, was seen as an appropriate compromise in the mid-90s, but has since become a lightning rod for criticism from […]

USC shines as a beacon of tolerance

By way of high school tradition, we are all too familiar with the juvenile concept of campus hierarchy. In 2010, the range of groups to pick on has expanded to another social minority. For homosexuals, the divisions have been drawn deeper at some schools in recent weeks, as members of the oppressed social group have […]

CBS fails to score with gay community

This past week, the gay community had a lot to cheer about with regards to their favorite stars. High off the season’s ecstatic award show recognition for Glee, Jane Lynch, the actress behind fiery cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester on Fox’s hit show, announced that she and her partner set a date to be married in […]