2013 will be remembered as the year the country took a quantum leap forward in securing access to quality healthcare. Implementation of the Affordable Care Act was a major victory for LGBT people and those with HIV.
Citing the Supreme Court's recent DOMA decision, the Ninth Circuit dismissed the appeal in Lambda Legal's DOMA challenge on behalf of Karen Golinski, a federal court employee denied family health coverage for her spouse.
For the first time in history, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing two gay rights cases in one term. Here’s a handy graphic from legal experts at Lambda Legal explaining how the Court may decide each case.
Listen to a Lambda Legal members-only teleconference with in-depth analysis on yesterday's Supreme Court argument in the DOMA case, from Legal Director Jon W. Davidson and Marriage Project Director Camilla Taylor. Leslie Gabel-Brett, Director of Education and Public Affairs, moderates.
The Court has now decided to hear one of the challenges to the provision of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) barring federal recognition of same-sex couples’ marriages and also to hear the challenge to California’s Proposition 8. What does it mean?