The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today lifted the stay on its ruling declaring the discriminatory Proposition 8 unconstitutional, clearing the way for same-sex couples to begin marrying in California.
Lambda Legal and 10 other national LGBT advocacy organizations jointly issued a series of factsheets to provide guidance to same-sex couples and their families as they navigate accessing federal rights, benefits, and protections.
Congratulations, California! The freedom to marry in your state will be reinstated soon.
Lambda Legal, Equality California, the ACLU and the National Center for Lesbian Rights have released a fact sheet with frequently asked questions.