By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor

I became a journalist to add my grain of salt onto the world through information and for the betterment of humanity. And, while I admire newsrooms who maintain themselves at a distance, I often wonder what makes political endorsement acceptable, but support through truth and information unethical.


The June 26 Supreme Court ruling that made it legal for same-sex couples to marry in all 50 states was a major step forward in the fight for equality. As a Latino with intersecting identities, I understand that the fight for civil rights has not ended.
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By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor  
Jenny Pizer, senior counsel and director of law and policy at Lambda Legal, recently took some time out of her busy schedule to talk about the ramifications, challenges, resistance and future for the equality civil rights movement.
“We and our families will no longer be marked as different and less than other people,” Pizer said.
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