Urvashi Vaid to head Michigan-based Arcus Foundation

By | 2005-06-02T09:00:00-04:00 June 2nd, 2005|News|

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman KALAMAZOO - On May 25, the Arcus Foundation, which provides grants to organizations that promote tolerance and compassion, announced the appointment of Urvashi Vaid as the organization's new executive director. "With [...]

Marriage News from Around the Country

By | 2005-06-02T09:00:00-04:00 June 2nd, 2005|Uncategorized|

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Gutterman California: About 200 religious, labor and civil rights groups are joining forces to defeat a proposed constitutional amendment that would take domestic-partner rights away from gay couples. Members of the [...]

Bloch-headed

By | 2018-01-16T15:37:33-05:00 June 2nd, 2005|Uncategorized|

By Bob Roehr WASHINGTON - The Special Counsel charged with protecting federal employees in the workplace has claimed that he does not have the legal authority to address discrimination based on sexual orientation. That interpretation [...]

What the filibuster compromise means for gays

By | 2005-06-02T09:00:00-04:00 June 2nd, 2005|News|

By Lisa Keen WASHINGTON - When right-wing anti-gay conservatives such as Gary Bauer and James Dobson hate something, it's a pretty sure bet gays will like it. But when the U.S. Senate agreed this week [...]

National News Briefs

By | 2018-01-16T10:29:23-05:00 June 2nd, 2005|Uncategorized|

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Gutterman Politics Colorado governor vetoes bill barring employment discrimination DENVER - Colorado's governor vetoed a bill May 26 that would have outlawed workplace discrimination against gays. But he allowed a measure [...]