Two lesbian police officers have filed a bias lawsuit against the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C., the Washington Blade reported. The suit, filed in January 2011 by Det. Kennis M. Weeks and Officer Tonia L. Jones, charges the District with creating "an environment in which employees could harass plaintiffs on the basis of their sex and sexual orientation without any investigation or repercussions."
Center for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood, ACLU File Challenges to Abortion Restrictions in Three States
Women’s health organizations take fight against unconstitutional measures to state, federal courts Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–November 30, 2016. Abortion rights groups today announced a new wave of litigation to protect and expand access to abortion, with more READ MORE
Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- The Department of Health and Human Services today issued a final rule implementing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act that would, among other aspects, prohibit sex discrimination for patients seeking health care. Louise READ MORE
Extending Humanitarian Parole for LGBT People will Help Reunite Couples Separated by Discriminatory Laws in Their Home Countries
LGBT rights activists lobby senators on immigration bills in order to allow same-sex couples to sponsor visas for their partners in April 2013. Source: AP/Carolyn Kaster Washington, D.C. –(ENEWSPF)–February 12, 2016. Under U.S. law, READ MORE