Lambda Legal joined the nation's leading LGBT advocacy organizations in the following statement:
We remain steadfast in our commitment to passing compassionate, comprehensive immigration reform that will provide a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented men, women and children living in our country, including at least 267,000 LGBT undocumented immigrants.
Last Saturday marked 10 years since Sakia Gunn, a 15-year-old Black lesbian, was murdered in downtown Newark, N.J., for being who she was. Today, we honor the memory of Sakia Gunn and all those we’ve lost because of anti-LGBT hatred and violence.
The Minnesota Senate voted 37-30 today to grant same-sex couples the freedom to marry.
The measure now goes to Gov. Mark Dayton, who said he will sign it into law tomorrow.
Jennifer C. Pizer, Lambda Legal's Law & Policy Project Director, worked with Minnesota advocates on the substance of the marriage bill. She released the following statement: