Tag Archive | Alabama

US: Birmingham Becomes First City in Alabama to Pass LGBTQ-Inclusive Non-Discrimination Ordinance

US: Birmingham Becomes First City in Alabama to Pass LGBTQ-Inclusive Non-Discrimination Ordinance

In Alabama, Birmingham City Council has passed city-wide non-discrimination protections, that include sexual orientation and gender identity, in housing, public accommodations and employment. This ordinance is the culmination of more than ten years of work from local LGBTQ grassroots organizers, and a pro-equality coalition including Equality Alabama and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). “Today, the […]

US: HRC Alabama Criticises Chief Justice Roy Moore Over Latest Stall Tactics

US: HRC Alabama Criticises Chief Justice Roy Moore Over Latest Stall Tactics

Yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Alabama blasted disgraced Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore for engaging in stall tactics to delay responding to charges by the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission that his defiance of federal marriage equality rulings violated judicial ethics rules.

U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Reverses Alabama Court’s Refusal To Recognize Same-Sex Adoption

U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Reverses Alabama Court’s Refusal To Recognize Same-Sex Adoption

Yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization in the US, praised an 8-judge unanimous decision from the Supreme Court of the United States, reversing an Alabama Supreme Court’s refusal to recognize an adoption by a lesbian non-biological mother. HRC joined a coalition of organizations on […]

HRC Unable to Confirm Any AL Counties Issuing Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

HRC Unable to Confirm Any AL Counties Issuing Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

As of noon yesterday (4th), HRC Alabama was unable to confirm any Alabama counties that are issuing licenses to same-sex couples, in the wake of an order by the Alabama Supreme Court late Tuesday night. This turn around comes as the result of the confusion created by an emergency petition to the Alabama Supreme Court by […]

Podcast: Equal Marriage in Alabama & #DrivingWhileTrans

The EILE Magazine podcast returns this week, as Scott De Buitléir chats to Sunnivie Brydum of The Advocate magazine in Los Angeles about the #DrivingWhileTrans social media trend, as well as speaking with Adam Talbot of Human Rights Campaign about marriage equality in Alabama. The EILE Magazine podcast is produced by Vernon Media. This episode was […]