Barrett’s nomination is a divisive political move that attempts to fill Justice Ginsburg’s seat with someone in diametric opposition to her strong ideals.
The Notorious R.B.G.: Remembering a complicated champion of women’s rights
It’s possible to keep Ginsburg’s faults in mind while simultaneously mourning the very real loss of a person whose entire career focused on protecting women and the queer community. It’s vital that we remember her individual activism as flawed and narrow, while acknowledging that rights and freedoms we take for granted could be lost without her.
While justices weigh marriage equality decisions, Butler community members speak out
As the Supreme Court reevaluates the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, the potential legalization of same-sex marriage has spurred debate on marriage equality across the nation. Members of the Butler Alliance, a student organization advocating the tolerance of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, observe the importance of the Supreme Court’s decision. “A lot…