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Defending Prop 8: The Meg Whitman, Steve Cooley Morass—with Insight from Lambda Legal's Jon Davidson
LGBT POV
8/22/2010
8/22/2010 "I've been a little surprised at the burst of attention over the 'news' that Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman and attorney general candidate Steve Cooley would defend Prop 8 in the federal trial, if elected and given the opportunity... "Here's [Lambda Legal's Legal Director Jon] Davidson's analysis:

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections

Lose the ruling, attack the judge
Los Angeles Times
8/13/2010
8/13/2010 "When you don't win an argument on the merits, change the subject. That seems to be the favorite tactic of groups opposed to marriage equality for same-sex couples.

Transgender Employee Rehired but Won't Be Working
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
8/6/2010
8/6/2010 "Vandy Beth Glenn has her job back—with salary, benefits and seniority—but she won't be returning to work.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace | Transgender Rights

What Happens Next with Prop 8? A Conversation With Jon Davidson, the Legal Director of Lambda Legal
The Stranger
8/5/2010
8/5/2010 "What could happen now that Prop 8 has been declared unconstitutional by one federal court and two more courts have a stab at it?... "I posed that question this afternoon to Jon Davidson, legal director of Lambda Legal, which has filed an amicus brief in the case and stands as one of the country's strongest litigators on LGBT rights...

Gay Marriage Ruling Anchored in Factual Findings
Los Angeles Times
8/5/2010
8/5/2010

Court Rejects Same-Sex Marriage Ban in California
The New York Times
8/4/2010
Saying that it discriminates against gay men and women, a federal judge in San Francisco struck down California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage on Wednesday, handing supporters of such unions at least a temporary victory in a legal battle that seems all but certain to be settled by the Supreme Court

Gay Men Condemn Blood Ban as Biased
The New York Times
8/3/2010
8/3/2010 "For most people, donating blood is as simple as rolling up a sleeve. But not for gay men. Since 1983, the Food and Drug Administration has barred them from donating.

HIV

Former Suburban School Chief FIRED For Being Gay, Panel Finds Evidence Of Discrimination
The Huffington Post
8/2/2010
8/2/2010 "Nearly four years ago, Bremen Community School District 228 Superintendent Rich Mitchell was fired after his contract had been extended through 2009. Last week, the Cook County Human Rights Commission figured out why: because he is gay.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace

Groups File Lawsuit Over Civil Unions Veto
KITV Hawaii
7/31/2010
7/29/2010 "A group of supporters for civil unions filed a lawsuit against Gov. Linda Lingle on Thursday.

Couples sue state over civil unions
Honolulu Star Advertiser
7/30/2010
7/29/2010 "Having been together since 2005, Sean Smith and Kale Taylor are like many committed couples -- they want to make things official.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections

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