Tag Archives: Defense of Marriage Act

Breakdown Of Post DOMA Benefit Questions

The Washington Blade has a brief roundup of the issues and questions surrounding Federal Benefits in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision on the unconstitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Below are some excerpts from the analysis: … Continue reading

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Bi-National Gay Couple Green Carded in North Carolina

While the North Carolina may best be known to the gay and lesbian community for the extremely discriminatory constitutional amendment that was passed in 2012; an amendment that bars recognition of not only marriage between same-sex couples but also civil … Continue reading

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Social Security Equality Act Aims to Help Those in Civil Unions

While couples who are in states that legalize gay marriage equality can rejoice over the Supreme Court’s decision against Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which prohibited federal recognition of those marriages, those in states with just … Continue reading

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Meet the Same-Sex Couples For Whom the SCOTUS Rulings on Prop 8 and DOMA have NO Effect

From Miranda Leitsinger, Staff Writer, NBC News: While same-sex couples around the nation rejoiced over the Supreme Court’s landmark gay marriage rulings, the joy of many was tempered by the realization that the decisions would have little practical impact on … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court struck down part of DOMA. Here’s what you need to know

The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is now history, which is to be rightfully celebrated. But there will be a lot of questions and clarifications as to just how this impacts gay couples across the nation. Thanks in part to … Continue reading

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Headline On Supreme Court Ruling From ‘The Washington Express’

Read the full article at http://www.expressnightout.com June 27 edition.

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VIDEO: SCOTUS Prop 8, DOMA Rallies with Interviews

In March 2013 I attended the rallies for the cases of Proposition 8 and Defense of Marriage Act that were before the Supreme Court of the United States. I walked around and asked people on both sides of the issue … Continue reading

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Dan Savage Commentary: Straight People Should Be ‘Offended’ By Traditional Marriage Arguements

Columnist Dan Savage tears down the arguments against marriage equality in this funny and thoughtful YouTube Interview

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SCOTUS Marriage Equality Hearings Begin Today

Remember, the audio of the oral arguments will be posted as soon as they become available. Read the Washington Blade article Related The Many Ways to Support Marriage Equality on March 26

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The Many Ways to Support Marriage Equality on March 26

The oral arguments for the Supreme Court Cases to overturn California’s Proposition 8 and challenge the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) will be coming up on March 26 and 27. The Nation Organization for Marriage, which opposes marriage equality, will … Continue reading

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