The Supreme Court was unequivocal in its statement of the equality of married same-sex couples when it struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in its United States v. Windsor decision.
Considering the historic moment for both immigrants and LGBT people, and the huge role that immigrants play in Illinois, it’s important to harness the power that is possible when both communities come together.
Same-sex couples are still processing how the Supreme Court's recent rulings in California's Proposition 8 and the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) could change their lives and their relationship to the government: from health insurance, to retirement, to green cards.
Virginia couples who have suffered from discrimination and are interested in sharing how marriage discrimination harms their families or being a part of a campaign for the freedom to marry are encouraged to fill out a survey.
One week after the Supreme Court's historic decision to strike down Section 3 of the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Lambda Legal filed a motion for summary judgment in New Jersey Superior Court on behalf of