by Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker A few weeks back I mentioned that The Political Social Worker would be moving to self hosting and getting a make over. Here is a sneak peek of the new site. When you can take a look and let me know what you think. A […]
Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker On Friday the Supreme Court of The United States announced that it will hear two cases relating to same-sex marriage. The court will hear the case on California’s Prop 8 and one of the cases, Windsor v. United Sates, on the constitutionality of the […]
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Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker The Supreme Court of the United States is expected to decide today or Monday whether or not they will hear cases related to the issue of same-sex marriage. Mother Jones has an excellent concise breakdown of the six cases that the court may be hearing. The […]
Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker Arizona (believe it or not) has elected the United States first openly bisexual congresswomen. Kyrsten Sinema was in such a tight race with her opponent in Arizona’s 9th congressional district that the winner was not announced until today. Kyrsten won by 5,789 votes. Krysten also happens […]
Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker A new Gallup survey shows strong support for President Barack Obama among gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender voters. The report suggest that the GLBT vote may help swing the popular vote in the presidents favor. On Top Magazine has a break down of the report: The […]
LGBTQ Nation reports that New York gay rights activist Lou Rispoli is near death after being beaten by an unknown assailant. Despite all the progress we have made with GLBT rights, it is important to remember that we still have more work ahead of us. As more and more states legalize same-sex marriage, it […]