Rev. Warren Hall, a proudly pro-LGBT priest at Seton Hall University, was fired recently after he posted pro-LGBT content on Facebook. Seton Hall’s firing of Hall is outrageous. We agree with students at Seton Hall that “The Archdiocese of Newark’s decision to fire Father Warren hall from Seton Hall University is in line with neither the teachings of Jesus Christ nor the words of Pope Francis.” We join the students of Seton Hall University in calling for Father Hall’s reinstatement. ...
Posted by Garden State Equality on May 18, 2015
After a vote of 43 to 25 in the New Jersey Assembly, the New Jersey Gestational Carrier Agreement Act—which solidifies the rights of parents whose child has been carried by a gestational surrogate—moves onto Governor Chris Christie for his signature. “The New Jersey Assembly, led by Assemblywoman Valerie Huttle and Senator Joe Vitale, has done a great thing by passing this important legislation,” says Garden State Equality Executive Director Andrea Bowen. “Now the Governor needs to ...
Posted by Garden State Equality on May 15, 2015
Garden State Equality and Partners Unveil Statewide Project to Change School Climates and End Bullying
NUTLEY, NJ – Garden State Equality, with Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle and community partners from GLSEN Central New Jersey, HiTOPS, Spectrum Diversity, the Innisfree Foundation, New Jersey Coalition for Bullying Awareness and Prevention, Gender Rights Advocacy Association of New Jersey, and ACLU-NJ, unveiled at Nutley High School a plan to have a measurable, positive, statewide impact on schools’ openness to diversity, including LGBT inclusivity. In other words, GSE and ...
Posted by Garden State Equality on March 17, 2015