For some people, the thought of challenging systematic LGBTQ oppression is overwhelming and the task seems impregnable. There are so many issues that need addressing, reforms that need to take place and people to be helped, it can seem like jumping down a philosophical and activist rabbit hole. It begs the question of how much.. read more →

Judge Michael McShane ruled that Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional at Noon on Monday, May 19, 2014. The ruling came after the National Organization for Marriage filed for a stay of the ruling, hoping to delay the decision and eventually invalidate it. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals denied NOM’s motion, clearing the.. read more →

Here in Oregon we’re days away from a marriage equality ruling and we’re waiting with bated breath… but should we be? In January a federal Judge in Eugene consolidated two lawsuits that are challenging Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage. With the consolidation of these cases, U.S. District Judge Michael J. McShane will be issuing a.. read more →