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Tanya Domi

International

Human Rights Campaign Goes Global — Will They Actually Help Or Just Be The Ugly American?

by Tanya Domi ● 1:31 PM December 21, 2013
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The Human Rights Campaign announced last month a new global initiative, but will the priorities and expertise of America’s largest domestic LGBT organization translate internationally?

2014 Winter Olympics

Exclusive: Russian Journalist Oleg Kashin On Putin And A Boycott of Sochi Olympics

by Tanya Domi ● 6:15 PM August 19, 2013
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In this exclusive interview, well-known Russian journalist Oleg Kashin, who was nearly beaten to death in 2010, talks with The New Civil Rights Movement about Vladimir Putin’s revenge against the West and a potential boycott of the Sochi Games.

2014 Winter Olympics

Exclusive: Russian Journalist Oleg Kashin On Putin’s Politics, Anti-Gay Laws And Sochi Olympics

by Tanya Domi ● 10:49 AM August 17, 2013
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In this exclusive interview, well-known Russian journalist Oleg Kashin, who was nearly beaten to death in 2010, talks with The New Civil Rights Movement about Vladimir Putin, Russian politics and Russian attitudes toward gays

Tanya Domi

A Transgender Glossary Of Terms And Definitions

by Tanya Domi ● 7:13 PM August 9, 2013
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In conjunction with our week-long series “Transgender Life in the United States Military,” The New Civil Rights Movement is offering this glossary of terms.

DOMA

First Green Card Issued to Colorado Lesbian Couple

by Tanya Domi ● 4:55 PM July 5, 2013
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Cathy Davis has become the first foreign national to be issued a green card through marriage to Catriona Dowling, her same-sex American spouse

DOMA

U.S. Approves First Green Card for Foreign National Gay Spouse

by Tanya Domi ● 9:32 AM June 30, 2013
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The DOMA Project announced this weekend that the US government approved a green card petition for a foreign national spouse of a gay American man, based upon their legal New York marriage

News

OS-SLDN Chapter Leaders Call for Seefried’s Resignation

by Tanya Domi ● 4:13 PM June 29, 2013
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OutServe-SLDN Chapter leaders issued a statement demanding the resignation of Josh Seefried, a co-chair of its board of directors after a week of organizational upheaval

News

Tweet of the Decade: “I Declare You Spouses for Life!”

by Tanya Domi ● 8:04 PM June 28, 2013
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Kris Perry and Sandra Steir tie the knot at San Francisco City Hall with California Attorney General Kamala Harris does the honors

News

BREAKING: Ninth Circuit Lifts Stay; Marriages Resume in California

by Tanya Domi ● 7:40 PM June 28, 2013
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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issues a one sentence opinion, lifting its stay, enabling marriages between same sex couples to resume immediately

DOMA

President Barack Obama’s Statement on Supreme Court’s DOMA Decision

by Tanya Domi ● 12:16 PM June 27, 2013
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President Barack Obama’s Statement on the Supreme Court’s decision on the Defense of Marriage Act

News

Hagel, Jarrett and Fanning Speak at Pentagon’s Annual Pride Event

by Tanya Domi ● 6:12 PM June 25, 2013
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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, White House offiicial Valerie Jarrett and Eric Fanning, the first openly gay Pentagon official spoke at today’s DoD Pride Event

Op-Ed

In 5-4 Decision, Voting Rights Act, Section 4, Declared Unconstitutional

by Tanya Domi ● 11:33 AM June 25, 2013
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The Supreme Court declared Section four of the 1965 Voting Rights Act invalid today, in a 5-4 decision that a number of legal are characterizing as a “gutting” of the law

News

LIVE: Pentagon Secretary Hagel to Host LGBT Pride Day, 11:30 a.m.

by Tanya Domi ● 9:58 AM June 25, 2013
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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosts the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Month event in the Pentagon Auditorium at 11:30 a.m. EDT.  Senior Advisor to President Obama, Valerie Jarrett will be the keynote speaker and Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning also will deliver remarks.  Acting Secretary Fanning is the first openly gay [...]

SCOTUS

No Supreme Court Rulings Today: Opinions on DOMA and Prop 8 Forthcoming

by Tanya Domi ● 11:57 AM June 24, 2013
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The US Supreme Court did not rule on the Proposition 8 or DOMA cases today, but at least two more days likely remain to hand them down according to Court watchers