Roberta Kaplan

Roberta Kaplan

LGBTQ & women’s rights champion Robbie Kaplan to receive 2018 WNBA Inspiration Award

Robbie Kaplan
National Sports
Robbie Kaplan also helped launch #TimesUp Legal Defense Fund, a nonprofit organization that provides legal representation to women who have experienced sexual violence, abuse or harassment. ...
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Shonda Rhimes Joins Women Leaders in New Campaign to Eradicate Abuse of Power, Promote Equality

Time's Up
Entertainment
Time's Up founding donors include J.J. Abrams, Jennifer Aniston, Shonda Rhimes, Meryl Streep, Reese Witherspoon, Kate Capshaw, and Steven Spielberg's Wunderkinder Foundation. ...
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Legal Advocates: Anti-LGBT Mississippi Law is ‘Unfair and Unconstitutional’

National
The 11 individuals and the church that are plaintiffs in Barber v. Bryant are a cross-section of Mississippians harmed by HB 1523: clergy, LGBT residents, community leaders and activists. ...
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Full Fifth Circuit Denies Challenge to Anti-LGBT Mississippi Law

Plaintiffs in the Barber v. Bryant case
National
HB 1523 sets forth a list of discriminatory actions that certain individuals and entities could take against Mississippians based on religious and so-called “moral” objections to the existence of transgender people, marriages of same-sex couples and non-marital sexual relationships. ...
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Recounting Edie Windsor, Thea Spyer and One Lawyer Who Changed It All

Then Comes Marriage
Editorial
In 1991, Roberta, who was just coming out, saw a therapist for two sessions to try to get help. And that therapists name was Thea Spyer. ...
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