Federal employees in same-sex marriages are discriminated against because of the sex of their spouse. That can take a heavy and unfair financial toll on a marriage in the form of additional health-care payments and lost retirement benefits.
The City Council of the City of Los Angeles has proclaimed June 13, 2013 Lambda Legal Day, in honor of the organization’s 40th anniversary, which will be celebrated at the West Coast Liberty Awards this evening. From the Resolution:
The Supreme Court is expected to announce this month a decision on the so-called Defense of Marriage Act. Our Legal Director, Jon W. Davidson, explains what you need to know about the law—and why the Court should strike it down.