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Supreme Court Happenings

Fresh Updates from RAC » LGBT Rights   |   Apr 23, 2014 12:00 AM
In light of recent Supreme Court decisions, and more opinions expected to come down this morning, it feels like an appropriate time to recap what the nine justices have been working and opining on. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court handed down a decision in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, upholding a constitutional ban […]

Day of Silence: Speaking Louder than Words

Fresh Updates from RAC » LGBT Rights   |   Apr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
Today marks the 19th annual Day of Silence. All across of the nation, students will be taking some form of a vow of silence to call attention to the silencing effect of harassment and discrimination felt by LGBT students and allies in school. Bullying and harassment has been proven to create significant adverse consequences for […]

Double Booked: My Invisible Family

Fresh Updates from RAC » LGBT Rights   |   Apr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
By Rabbi Victor S. Appell Breakfast in our home is like that of many other families with two school-aged children and two working parents. Everyone is rushing around in a different direction. My husband, the principal of a charter school, wakes up early to reply to emails before leaving the house around seven. My older […]
The struggle for LGBT equality is at the forefront of the civil rights movement. We see discrimination that is either condoned or approved by local and federal government on a range of topics from employment to marriage and immigration to adoption. Thankfully, we are beginning to see progress made, but there is still much work to be done.
Jewish Values on LGBT rights and the perspective of the URJ and the CCAR on rights, inclusion, outreach, marriage, and the Boy Scouts of America.
Learn about important Supreme Court cases and concerns affecting the LGBT community.
Learn about important legislation to end employment discrimination against the LGBT community.
Learn about the important issues of LGBT rights in marriage equality, immigration, and adoption.
Visit the Hate Crimes issue page to learn about the RAC's efforts to combat bias-motivated crimes.
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