The recent decision of the United States Supreme Court in the redefinition of marriage is the result of a dynamic cultural, social, historical process of constant redefining and questioning of the way we organize ourselves and co-exist as human beings
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Since the end of the 19th century, there has been a global movement towards increased visibility, recognition, and legal gender rights including a focus on LGBT people and democracy. Also check out our section on World Democracy.
Calls for an elected Supreme Court have now come from left and right following this court’s rulings
Social awareness, indignation, and compassion do not begin in any one’s singular, isolated consciousness. These move toward each one of us from everyone everywhere, gather strength within us and lift us up beyond ourselves.
Success of election campaign for first openly gay Polish mayor in history shows nation that has a growing tolerance for LGBT community in political life
Changing preferences and prejudices related to Presidential candidate gender and other factors
Duck Dynasty voter registration push comes from star Phil Robertson who has entered politics in Alabama as a religion focused candidate who has angered some with his language
VIDEO: Massachusetts could vote to send the first openly gay Republican candidate ever to Congress as Richard Tisei announces candidacy for House of Republicans seat
Italian politician silenced at Russia Olympics and driven to rural area to be abandoned by police
Multiple LGBT protesters at Olympics have been arrested including Italian Parliamentarian
Increasing arrests and violent propaganda accompany Olympics clampdown on LGBT activists