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Opinion | Requiring fixed, binary sex on birth certificates boxes out real Oklahomans

Placeholder while article actions load Jennifer Finney Boylan is the Anna Quindlen Writer in Residence at Barnard College of Columbia University. On April 26, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill prohibiting nonbinary gender markers on birth certificates. “I believe that people are created by… Read More »Opinion | Requiring fixed, binary sex on birth certificates boxes out real Oklahomans

Amid major delays, Clackamas County leaders slam county clerk for not accepting help with blurred ballots sooner

Smudged barcodes on voter ballots have thrown the Clackamas County primary elections – and results of a number of big races in the county and beyond – into turmoil that will likely take weeks to solve. On Wednesday, county leaders blamed the independently elected county… Read More »Amid major delays, Clackamas County leaders slam county clerk for not accepting help with blurred ballots sooner

ECOSOC Commissions, Intergovernmental Bodies Provide Inputs for 2022 HLPF | News | SDG Knowledge Hub

In preparation for the 2022 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the UN Secretariat has published a synthesis of 68 voluntary submissions from the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) functional commissions and other intergovernmental bodies and forums. Highlighting COVID-19… Read More »ECOSOC Commissions, Intergovernmental Bodies Provide Inputs for 2022 HLPF | News | SDG Knowledge Hub

GOP bill would eliminate age requirements for marriages in Tennessee to establish a common-law union

A Republican-proposed bill in Tennessee would remove the age limit for when couple’s could exchange wedding vows and clear the way for ‘common-law marriages’ between ‘one man and one woman.’ Representative Tom Leatherwood, 65, of Arlington, introduced the bill into the state’s House that would… Read More »GOP bill would eliminate age requirements for marriages in Tennessee to establish a common-law union