LGBT

  • Supreme Court Ruling Called Huge Victory for LGBT Rights

    NEW YORK — The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers are protected from employment discrimination by federal law. Monday’s 6-3 ruling found that firing an employee for being gay or transgender violates Title 7 of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. According to Omar Gonzalez-Pagan, senior...
  • Sentencia de la Corte Suprema llamada gran victoria de los derechos LGBT

    NUEVA YORK – La Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos dictaminó que las leyes federales protegen a las trabajadoras lesbianas, gais, bisexuales y transgénero de la discriminación laboral. El fallo del lunes 6-3 determinó que despedir a un empleado por ser gay o transgénero viola el Título 7 de...
  • LGBT community demands its rights with massive Mexico City march

    Mexico City – The Mexican LGBT community showed this Saturday how much it has advanced in demanding its rights with a huge march in the capital of a country where hate crimes against its members persist. Waving the rainbow flags of sexual diversity, around 65,000 people, many wearing colorful...
  • Beyond “Boys” & “Girls”

    How a Local High School’s Restroom Signage Came to Be an Empowering Symbol for Gender Neutrality Todd Miller El Observador When it comes to Pride month, myself and others in the LGBTQ community come to cherish the weeks we can publicly take pride in our identities. It is also...
  • Origins of Pride Month

    A look at the history that makes Pride Month a time of support, strength and hope Estephany Haro El Observador The month of June is known as the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month). It commemorates the LGBT community who is still fighting for equality...
  • Immigration Corner

      By Raul Ray, Esq. On June 27, 2015, in a landmark opinion, Obergefell v. Hodges, The US Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is a legal right across the United States. Gay and lesbian couples already could marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia. The court’s...

0