Page played Kitty Pryde in the X-Men films , She provided the voice , motion capture and likeness of Jodie Holmes in the video game Beyond: Two Souls Page first acted in front of the camera in at age ten in the CBC television movie Pit Pony , which later spun off into a television series. This led to more roles in several small Canadian films including Marion Bridge , her first feature film role and in television series, notably playing Treena Lahey in season two of Trailer Park Boys.
I traveled to Honduras last week to document violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT people. Violence abounds, according to Honduran LGBT activists, but there are also plenty of stories of courage, pride, and resistance. The most common demands, in addition to an end to violence? She also challenged the constitutional articles that prohibit marriage and adoption by same-sex couples. But Hondurans are also working to enact change in Congress. Civil society groups Cozumel Trans and Colectivo Unidad Color Rosa have presented to Congress a proposal for a gender identity law, which would provide for name and gender marker changes. The bill is still pending discussion.
We were pretty miffed when we received a press release for Taras Polataiko's performance art piece, " Sleeping Beauties ," at the National Art Museum of Ukraine. The idea of five women feigning sleep on a white satin bed, waiting for a kiss from some guy with an Eastern European mullet, was slightly stomach-lurching. Then we learned that the volunteer princesses and their eager spit-swapping companions were contractually bound, required to marry each other if the beauty in question opened her eyes after the kiss. What kind of guys would participate in the exhibition, and what would happen when the women opened their eyes after an especially compelling smooch? What we thought was an archaic fairy tale construction has delivered quite the unexpected ending, however.
In , the Supreme Court struck down as unconstitutional a Wisconsin law that denied marriage licenses to individuals behind on their child support payments. Nine years later, the Court overturned a Missouri law barring incarcerated felons from marrying without the permission of their warden. The basis for these rulings: Marriage is a fundamental right—and protected under the due process and equal protection clauses of the U. Some chose to marry in states where it was legal. DOMA is what prevents families of legally married LGBT servicemen and women from accessing hundreds of federal benefits that we routinely give to military families, including healthcare, housing, and even survivorship benefits.