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Defense of Marriage Act

Analysis

Transgender Military Equality: The Time Is Now

by Guest Author ● 7:02 PM August 12, 2013
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Brynn Tannehill argues that nearly three years following the repeal of DADT, why the time is right now for transgender military equality

Analysis

Post DOMA: Now That Gays Can Marry, What About D-I-V-O-R-C-E?

by Guest Author ● 1:11 PM July 8, 2013
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Professor Katherine Franke takes on the thorny issues of how divorce between gay and lesbian couples will confront stereotypical notions of gender and what that could mean for gay and lesbian families

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

Analysis

Follow Me: Military LGBT Will Lead Marriage Equality Implementation

by Guest Author ● 9:38 AM June 28, 2013
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Bridget Wilson, one of America’s top lawyers practicing military law, presents the revolutionary ways life will change for gay service members and their families in a post-DOMA world, although some significant problems remain

DOMA

‘Respect For Marriage Act’ To Repeal DOMA Filed in Both The House And Senate

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 11:28 AM June 27, 2013
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Just hours after yesterday’s historic Supreme Court rulings, the Respect For Marriage Act, which would repeal DOMA and guarantee all married couples equal rights, was introduced in both houses of congress.

News

Two Moms Remind Us, Though DOMA Is Dead, We Have Not Yet Finished Our Fight For Equality

by Guest Author ● 7:46 PM June 26, 2013
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Jayne and April DeBoer-Rowse, who are suing the State of Michigan to both adopt their three children, send congratulations to everyone whose marriage is now recognized by the federal government, but want to remind everyone we still have a ways to go until all families have equal rights.

News

First Thoughts from a North Carolina Couple on a Big Day at the Supreme Court

by Guest Author ● 5:19 PM June 26, 2013
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“We will win full marriage equality. We are convinced of that.” Entrepreneurs and LGBT Activists Bob Page and his partner Dale Frederiksen offer their thoughts on this historic day.

DOMA

As NOM Would No Doubt (Distastefully) Phrase It, Today They Are ‘Crying Like Little Girls’

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 1:34 PM June 26, 2013
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It’s a glorious day! Equality in America took a giant leap forward, and The National Organization for Marriage, (NOM) is sniveling. After all this time bearing the brunt of their slings and arrows, is it so very wrong to take some small (or large) enjoyment in their discomfiture?

DOMA

Did Justice Scalia Just Telegraph His Decision On DOMA?

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 4:59 PM June 24, 2013
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Courts should not be moral arbiters on issues like abortion and same-sex marriage, Justice Scalia told an audience of lawyers last Friday. “We’re not qualified.”

Civil Rights

EXCLUSIVE: A Conversation With Chief Justice John Roberts’ Cousin, LGBT Activist Jean Podrasky

by Joanne Kalogeras ● 2:53 PM May 18, 2013
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts’ cousin, San Francisco activist Jean Podrasky and her partner Grace Fasano talk with The New Civil Rights Movement’s Joanne Kalogeras.

Immigration

DOMA Separates Now Legally-Married Couple, 17 Times In Six Years (Video)

by David Badash ● 6:18 PM May 14, 2013
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David and Jason met in 2007, were legally married in New York in 2012, and have been forced apart by DOMA 17 times in the six years they have been together.

Arts

The Clerk Says You Are Not

by Chivas Sandage ● 1:06 PM April 6, 2013
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Chivas Sandage wrote this poem and read it at last week’s Marriage Equality Rally in Hartford, Connecticut, which she helped organize.

Analysis

DOMA Case Analysis And Arguments: A Lesbian Love-In Small Screen Celluloid Moment

by Tanya Domi ● 5:27 PM March 28, 2013
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It was lesbian heaven on the small screen celluloid world last night when Rachel Maddow kicked off her show with a loving treatise to Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during a segment filled with and defined by powerful women who have changed our world for the better.

Marriage

Breaking: DOMA Likely Dead — Reports From Journalists Inside The Supreme Court

by David Badash ● 12:39 PM March 27, 2013
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The Supreme Court just finished hearing oral arguments in the DOMA hearing of Edie Windsor, and by all accounts DOMA will be found unconstitutional and will be struck down.