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Lambda Legal aims to join fight on behalf of domestic partnerships
Journal Sentinel
9/22/2009"A group of Wisconsin same-sex couples and a national gay-rights legal group is asking to be allowed to be part of a challenge to the creation of Wisconsin’s state’s new domestic partnership program.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships

The California Marriage Tug-of-War
The Advocate
9/15/2009"'Everyone is lost in the 2010 versus 2012 discussion,' says Chad Griffin, board president of the American Foundation for Equal Rights, the group behind a federal lawsuit filed by prominent attorneys Theodore B. Olson and David Boies on behalf of two same-sex couples who were denied marriage licenses in California.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships

Should anyone wear the scarlet 'A' of AIDS?
Los Angeles Times


Obama faces growing anger on the left 8/31/2009

Group That Opposes Gay Marriage Now Targeting Iowa 8/26/2009
8/26/2009"A group that helped to outlaw gay marriage in California is turning its focus to Iowa, hoping to begin the long process of overturning a state Supreme Court decision earlier this year that legalized same-sex marriage.

Facing Discrimination Issues
Provider Magazine

Health Care Fairness | HIV

Lesbians claim discrimination at catfish derby
Los Angeles Times
"Two women are claiming to be victims of discrimination because they were refused the couples discount when entering a catfish derby.

Gay Legal Eagles Seek Role in California Federal Suit
San Francisco Bay Times
7/16/2009"The federal case against Proposition 8 has barely begun, but already it is at a crossroads. Filed in late May by a newly formed group called the American Foundation for Equal Rights, the suit on behalf of two same-sex couples will be litigated by the made-for-TV movie team of conservative Ted Olson and liberal David Boies. Or will it?

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments

Gay legal groups want in on Calif court case
The Washington Post
7/9/2009"Three gay-friendly legal groups have asked to be part of a federal lawsuit challenging California's same-sex marriage ban..."Jennifer Pizer, Lambda Legal's national marriage director, said their full participation is vital now that U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn Walker has put the Proposition 8 challenge on a fast-track to trial.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments

Federal law excluding gay marriage is under siege
Christian Science Monitor
7/9/2009"Five years after it became the first state to marry same-sex couples, Massachusetts is taking on the federal government's definition of marriage.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments