Here’s Why the Supreme Court’s Decision in the Colorado Baker Case May Not Be a Major Blow to LGBT Rights In 2012, a same-sex couple in Denver, Colorado visited a local baker and asked for a wedding cake. The baker and shop owner declined their request, citing his deeply-held Christian views. He offered to make
Imagine welcoming a newborn child into your life and then being denied medical care for the child, simply because you identify as LGBT. This is the reality for a same-sex couple in Michigan. Three years ago, Jami and Krista Contreras of Oak Park, MI experienced the happiest day of their lives when they became parents.
Courts Moving Toward Extending Discrimination Protections for Gender Identity The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals is not typically known for its surprising or pro-LGBT decisions. However, a federal judge in Texas recently held that LGBT workers in the state are protected under federal anti-discrimination laws. Specifically, the judge wrote that "transgender status and orientation [are]