Tag Archives: Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders
The nagging question looming over the Supreme Court’s announcement on the Sixth Circuit marriage case appeals
There is at least one small nagging question looming over the happy news Friday that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the appeals of same-sex couples challenging laws in four states that refuse to license or recognize their marriages.
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit issued a 2 to 1 decision Wednesday, upholding a district court decision that Utah’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples is unconstitutional.
June is the final month of the U.S. Supreme Court’s current session and, while anticipation is not nearly so great this year for the LGBT community as it was last year, there is some concern in the air. This year,
New York Times reporter Jo Becker's book paints an angry confrontation in May 2009 between the board of the American Foundation for Equal Rights and and four key LGBT civil rights legal activists when AFER unveiled its plans for a
Openly gay American Idol star Clay Aiken appeared to have won the Democratic primary last night for a U.S. House seat from North Carolina. Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky says in Vanity Fair that Rutgers student Tyler Clementi's suicide
How strong a position did the Obama administration take in its briefs on the Supreme Court marriage cases—and can it make a difference? The following is the second in a four-part series to prepare readers for what to expect March
Perhaps the most historic U.S. Supreme Court session ever for the LGBT community gets underway officially October 1, with a record nine gay-related cases seeking review, all involving same-sex marriage.
Fifty major corporations, 11 national law firms, seven trade and professional organizations, and three cities –including Boston and New York—signed onto a legal brief this month supporting a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act. ??