Tag: Marriage Equality

Study Shows Marriage Equality Has Lowered Suicide Rates

According to the Trevor Project, one out of every six teenagers contemplates suicide each year. Lesbian, gay and bisexual teenagers are four times as likely to actually attempt suicide as hetereosexual students of the same age. That’s depressing, and the fact that anyone contemplates or attempts suicide is a tragedy. But…

Hillary Clinton Writes Historic Pro-LGBTQ Op-Ed

Hillary Clinton may have started out with a confusing and sometimes embattled relationship to the LGBTQ community, but now she is asserting her commitment to progress and equal rights. In a historic op-ed published in Philadelphia Gay News, Clinton talks marriage equality, and workplace discrimination. The simple truth is that even now, in 2016, there…

Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook Call on the US Supreme Court to Strike Down Bans on Same-Sex Marriage

A number of corporate firm – including Microsoft, Apple,Walt Disney, Coca-Cola, Nike, Visa, American Apparel, General Mills, Barnes & Noble, Google, Twitter and Facebook, eBay and Amazon – have signed an employers’ amicus brief, which argues that permitting same-sex marriage is crucial to recognising employees’ rights. More: US President Continues Support For LGBT Community, Telling…