Columbia Law Scholars Issue Memorandum on Civil Rights and Anti-discrimination Laws Religion, Discrimination, and Government Funding: Enforcing Civil Rights Law After Masterpiece Cakeshop and Trinity Lutheran. November 28, 2018: The Public Rights/Private Conscience Project (PRPCP) at Columbia Law School has published a memorandum that clarifies the responsibility of state and local human rights agencies and … More Enforcing Civil Rights Law After Masterpiece Cakeshop and Trinity Lutheran.
Court condemns Russia over Pussy Riot convictions –In yet another instance of Russian’s Vladamir Putin’s human rights abuses Members of the punk band spent nearly two years in jail after 2012 protest in a Moscow cathedral: The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday ruled against Russia for its treatment of members of the Pussy … More Human Rights Court Condemns Russia for Pussy Riot Convictions
TLDEF Brief Spotlights Positive Contributions of Transgender Americans and Harms of Denying them Basic Freedoms that Allow Full Participation in Society New York, NY- Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund has filed a friend-of-the court brief with the United States Supreme Court in support of Gavin Grimm. Grimm is a transgender 17-year-old from Virginia who is challenging the … More Transgender Americans Voice Support for Gavin Grimm as His Landmark Title IX Discrimination Case Heads to The Supreme Court
A Wake up call to funders and others such as The Catholic Church which supports this organization through memberships, grants or donations. By Melanie Nathan, July 31, 2014. The Christian group, Inter-Religious Council of Uganda has admitted on the record to its direct participation in the Anti-Homosexuality Act (AHA) of Uganda, by asking to be … More Inter Religious Council of Uganda Admits on Court Record to key influence of the Anti-Homosexuality Act
1893 law that makes it a criminal offense for men to wear female attire and for women to wear male attire “in any public way or public place, for any improper purpose.” By Cathy Kristofferson, June 06, 2013 Queue up another constitutional challenge outcome to await, this time from Guyana. On May 10th and June 4th … More Guyana: Challenge to colonial era cross-dressing ban after 7 convicted
By Melanie Nathan, July 08, 2012. Ugandan Activists are fighting back after the Ugandan Minister for Ethics and Integrity, Hon. Rev. Fr. Simon Lokodo closed down a private meeting of LGBTI community at a luxury resort in Entebbe, accusing the group of illegally “promoting” homosexuality. Four members of the LGBTI community in Uganda sued the … More Ugandan Activists Fight in Court Against Minister Lokodo’s Anti-Gay Persecution
“Quick Hits: Day 3 PROP 8 TRIAL TRACKER Quoting Julia Rosen – Courage Campaign There is a ton of excellent work being doing in covering this trial. Here are a couple of quick hits. The LAist has the letter from Dr. William Tam, which was introduced today and whose incendiary deposition was aired in part during … More Quick Hits from Prop 8 Trial Tracker