Topics :: equal protections

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Fifty Years After the Civil Rights Act, Should Gays be Included?

By Christiana Lilly | Saturday Jul 5, 2014
A group of gay rights, religious, community and political organizations want "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" to be included in the list of groups that are protected from discrimination.

Leahy Wants Immigration Benefits for Gay Couples

By Alicia Chang | Thursday Feb 14, 2013
Sen. Patrick Leahy want the government to start affording same sex, married couples the same immigration benefits that heterosexual couples now enjoy.

"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

Bankruptcy Court: DOMA Unconstitutional

By Paul Elias | Wednesday Jun 15, 2011
Gene Balas and Carlos Morales were facing health problems and crushing financial pressures plaguing many U.S. households when they decided to file bankruptcy as a married couple.
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