Topics :: GLBT legal equality

Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality

By Lewis Whittington | Thursday Jun 26, 2014
Star litigators David Boies and Ted Olson spent the next five years,building the Constitutional case against Prop 8 that led to their victory in the US Supreme Court.

Attorney Elizabeth Hoffman on The Evolving Definition of Family

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday May 15, 2014
Elizabeth Hoffman, a Seattle attorney at family law firm McKinley Irvin shares her extensive experience working with families to sort out a variety of complex custody issues.

Boca Raton Expands Health Insurance Benefits, Updates Discrimination Policy

By Dylan Bouscher | Wednesday Sep 11, 2013
More than seven years after human rights advocate Rand Hoch first asked the Boca Raton City Council to protect its LGBT employees, he can finally claim victory.

Judge Sides With Ohio Gay Couple on Death Form

By Amanda Lee Myers | Wednesday Sep 4, 2013
A recently deceased gay Ohio man must be listed on his death certificate as married and his husband must be listed as his spouse despite Ohio’s gay marriage ban, a federal judge has ordered.

Over 145 LGBT Groups Join Forces Pushing for All-Inclusive Gay Rights Bill

By Sergio N. Candido | Wednesday Jun 19, 2013
Tired of having to wait years for bills to give partial rights to the LGBT community, a group of activists and organizations are launching a campaign to get Congress to draft and pass an all-inclusive bill.

Argentina Requires HMOs to Fund Fertility Efforts

Thursday Jun 6, 2013
Argentina’s health care providers must now provide fertility treatments to anyone older than 18 who wants them, be they married or single, gay or straight.

Colorado Springs Misses the Mark in HRC’s Municipal Equality Index

By Lindsay King- Miller | Sunday Jan 6, 2013
Although Colorado Springs received a failing grade on HRC’s Municipal Equality Index for LGBT inclusion, many community organizations are working hard to make the area a safer and more welcoming place.

"Same-Sex Legal Kit for Dummies" Now Available

Sunday Nov 18, 2012
"The Same-Sex Legal Kit for Dummies" is the first Dummies reference guide to comprehensively address the legal issues facing the LGBT Community, including estate planning, marriage equality, adoption, surrogacy, artificial insemination, immigration, hous

Out & Equal Announces Navratilova and Amaechi as Keynote Speakers

Wednesday May 16, 2012
Convening in London on 5 and 6 July, business leaders will consider ways to increase workplace equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees around the world.

How the Top Law Firms Adopted Gay Rights as a Cause

By Peter Cassels | Wednesday Oct 19, 2011
It’s fun to put down high-paid lawyers at the nation’s top law firms. But consider: Many of them are spearheading cases fighting for gay rights & against our discrimination. And they’re doing it for free.