The leader of the Vermont Senate says he would support a gay
marriage bill; Legislators are beginning to review Governor Jim Douglas’
proposed "economic growth package"; Earth Day events are being held across the
The University of Vermont and the Vermont Law School are teaming up to sponsor a series of events
featuring author Kenji Yoshino. In his book "Covering – The Hidden Assault On Our Civil Rights", Yoshino
calls for a redefinition of civil rights in our law and culture.
VPR’s Jane Lindholm speaks with Vermont Commission on
Family Recognition chair Tom Little on the public hearings around the state this fall,
gauging the feelings of Vermonters on the issue of Gay Marriage.
At Saint Michaelâ€™s College, students want to do something about homophobia, hate crimes and social injustice.
So this fall, the school organized a series of events to confront the issue, beginning with a theater production of â€œThe Laramie Projectâ€.
The play tells the story of the people of Laramie, Wyoming, and the tragic death of Matthew Shepard in a hate crime nine years ago.
A task force is holding hearings throughout the state on the possibility of establishing gay marriages in Vermont. But some experts think civil unions may offer more rights for same sex-couples. We take a look at how gay marriage differs from a civil union.