Are Gay Rights Civil Rights?

Are Gay Rights Civil Rights?

Earlier this month, the 50th annual Civil Rights Summit was held in Austin, Texas, where speakers discussed contemporary socio-political issues, LGBT rights, and equality. This year’s summit marked the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and featured...
Support For Same-Sex Marriage Grows in Cali

Support For Same-Sex Marriage Grows in Cali

In 2008, California voters passed a measure that would make same-sex marriage illegal. Now infamous, the measure was called “Proposition 8,” and the challenge to it, Hollingsworth v. Perry, has now made it all the way to the Supreme Court, which heard oral arguments...
AFER Video Relays Supreme Court Excitement

AFER Video Relays Supreme Court Excitement

Not all of us were lucky enough to be able to physically be at the Supreme Court last month as the arguments for and against California’s Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) were presented. The media certainly did its job of covering the events,...