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The New Civil Rights Movement Announces Extraordinary Supreme Court Marriage Decisions Coverage

by David Badash on June 19, 2013

in Legal Issues,Marriage,News,Politics,SCOTUS

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The New Civil Rights Movement is excited to announce our Supreme Court coverage lineup for the upcoming DOMA and Prop 8 decisions, which are expected to be announced before month’s end. The New Civil Rights Movement will offer immediate breaking news on the historic decisions as soon as they are handed down, followed by analysis, explanations, insight, and opinions, on the day of decision and in the days following, including stories on how the landmark news will affect the lives of  the LGBT community and the nation as a whole.

The New Civil Rights Movement will be offering our readers news and opinion from both our expert team of writers and editors, and a special team we have brought together, including some of our community’s finest and most-respected attorneys, activists, politicians, and even plaintiffs in other marriage cases. No other news organization focused on the LGBT community will be offering this scope and depth of coverage for these groundbreaking legal decisions that will forever affect our nation.

In addition to our regular team of journalists, for the SCOTUS decisions our confirmed contributors include:

April Deboer and Jayne Rowse: Plaintiffs in DeBoer v. Snyder, which may end Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage.

Nan Hunter: Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center.

Suzanne Goldberg: Herbert and Doris Wechsler Clinical Professor of Law; Director, Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, Columbia University.

Yetta Kurland: Civil rights attorney and candidate for New York City Council.

Seth Marnin: Assistant Director, Legal Affairs, Anti-Defamation League and former litigator at Outten & Golden, LLP. Supervised drafting of Windsor v. U.S. and Hollingsworth v. Perry amicus briefs.

Dana Nessel: Defense Attorney at Nessel Defense Law and attorney in DeBoer v. Snyder, which may end Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage.

Bob Page: Entrepreneur, philanthropist and LGBT activist.

Jean Podrasky: LGBT activist formerly with SLDN, cousin of Chief Justice John Roberts.

Jarrod Scarbrough: State Lead, GetEQUAL Florida.

Jillian T. Weiss: Professor of Law and Society, School of Social Science and Human Services, Ramapo College of New Jersey.

The New Civil Rights Movement thanks the above guest contributors, who have all worked to advance equality, for helping inform the LGBT community and our allies during one of the most important points in our history.

The New Civil Rights Movement is a highly-cited media organization delivering news and opinion on politics and issues that affect the LGBT and progressive communities. Published regularly since November 2008, The New Civil Rights Movement, home to almost two dozen journalists, is the fastest-growing site of its kind, and has been nominated for a GLAAD media award for the past two years. For more, visit our media page.


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Str8Grandmother June 19, 2013 at 5:54 pm

This will be amazing! I will for sure be spending a LOT of time on the New Civil Rights Movement website when the decisions are handed down. You should re-tweet this using the #NN13LGBT Hashtag

weshlovrcm June 19, 2013 at 10:28 pm

Thanks for letting us know and for all that you do. I will retweet the tweet that led me here.

CJHatter June 21, 2013 at 8:01 am

A master-stroke, David & Caleb! Thanks for all you do for out community!

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