Lambda Legal's Law and Policy Project Director, Jennifer C. Pizer, was in the courtroom today as the justices heard arguments in the challenge to California's Prop 8, which revoked same-sex couples' freedom to marry.
In the final installment of "From Sex to Marriage: How We Got From Lawrence v. Texas to the Cases Against DOMA and Prop 8," our Legal Director, Jon W. Davidson, explores how the Lawrence case got us where we are today, ready for the next landmark victory.
In this installment of "From Sex to Marriage: How We Got From Lawrence v. Texas to the Cases Against DOMA and Prop 8," Lambda Legal’s Director of Constitutional Litigation, Susan Sommer, discusses the ways in which the Lawrence case opened the door to legal victories in the fight against “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and marriage equality cases.
In this installment of "From Sex to Marriage: How We Got From Lawrence v. Texas to the Cases Against DOMA and Prop 8," former Lambda Legal board member Paul M. Smith shares his experience arguing the Lawrence case before the Supreme Court.
With nine states and the District of Columbia now respecting same-sex couples’ freedom to marry, and voters in four states having rejected antigay bias in state ballot questions concerning marriage last November, it is clear change is happening.
Two same-sex couples filed a lawsuit today seeking the freedom to marry in New Mexico. The couples are represented by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the ACLU of New Mexico, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and local attorneys.