Topics :: GLBT legal equality
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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.
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.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Mar 30, 2011
In light of constitutional issues regarding the so-called "Defense of Marriage" Act, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has called a halt to deporting foreign nationals who are married to same-sex American spouses.
Tuesday Mar 22, 2011
"Most states do not recognize lesbian and gay relationships," says attorney Joan M. Burda. "The laws in those states were not written with the legal rights of lesbian and gay couples in mind. Many states predicate their property statutes on marriage"
By Kilian Melloy | Monday May 3, 2010
The National Constitution Center and the University of Pennsylvania Law School are set to address the retirement of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens and the question of his successor in a Thursday, May 6, roundtable discussion.
By Robert Barr | Wednesday Feb 3, 2010
Pope Benedict XVI’s condemnation this week of British equality legislation designed to protect gays and women in the workplace has deepened the battle lines between the Vatican and secularists.
Tuesday Nov 3, 2009
Marriage equality in Maine, domestic partnership in Washington state, and a gay mayoral candidate in Houston are among the choices voters will make today.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Oct 29, 2009
In a purported bid to fight against HIV/AIDS, the African nation Kenya is readying a census of gay men. However, since the law punishes gays with prison time, health officials doubt an accurate count can be made.
By Russell Contreras | Tuesday Oct 27, 2009
A gay Brazilian man has been denied asylum by the Obama administration and won’t be reunited with his Massachusetts husband in the U.S., the husband said Monday.
By Maryclaire Dale | Wednesday Oct 21, 2009
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito voiced frustration Tuesday over what he called persistent questions about the court’s Roman Catholic majority.
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