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Calif. Court Considers Medical Rights
The Washington Post
6/19/2008
6/19/2008"On the heels of its ruling on same-sex marriage, California's highest court will decide another potentially landmark civil rights case: whether doctors can refuse to treat certain patients for religious reasons.

Reproductive Rights and Sexual Health

Calif. Attorney General Calls to Overturn Prop. 8
The Wall Street Journal
12/21/2008
12/21/2008"California Attorney General Jerry Brown changed course on the state's new same-sex marriage ban Friday and urged the state Supreme Court to void Proposition 8.

Butler couple among those suing for gay marriage in New Jersey
Bergen Daily Record
3/19/2010
3/19/2010"A Butler couple is among 13 plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed Thursday seeking to legalize gay marriage in New Jersey."Cindy Meneghin and Maureen Kilian of Butler, who marked their 35th anniversary together last August, also were plaintiffs in the 2002 Lewis v. Harris lawsuit that led to the civil union law in 2006.

Bush v. Gore Foes Join to Fight Gay Marriage Ban
The New York Times
5/27/2009
5/27/2009"...David Boies and Theodore B. Olson appeared on the same team on Wednesday as co-counsel in a federal lawsuit."...Their mutual goal: overturning Proposition 8, California's freshly affirmed ban on same-sex marriage. It is a fight that jolted many gay rights advocates.

Both sides of civil unions bill eagerly await Governor's decision
Hawaii News Now
5/3/2010
5/3/2010 "Supporters and opponents of the civil unions bill are eagerly awaiting Governor Lingle's decision on whether to sign it. House Bill 444 was passed three days ago, but people on both sides of the hot-button issue say the battle isn't over. "...The measure provides gay couples the same rights and responsibilities as married couples in Hawaii.

Big Town Big Dreams, Flor Bermudez
New York Daily News
11/29/2007
11/28/2007"How did Flor Bermudez, once a middle-class teenager from an educated family in Mexico City, trade in her desire to be a doctor and become a seasoned advocate for the underdog?

Big labor urges court to invalidate Prop 8
Contra Costa Times
1/15/2009
1/15/2009"A coalition of more than 50 labor organizations representing more than two million Californians filed a friend-of-the-court brief Tuesday urging the state Supreme Court to overturn the voter-approved constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

Bellevue OKs benefits for domestic partners
The Seattle Times
6/5/2007
6/5/2007

Barriers remain despite recent gay rights milestones, advocates say
The Washington Post
10/15/2010
"A judge's order this week ending the military ban on openly gay service members capped a ground-breaking year for gay rights advocates, who have won a series of courtroom victories on issues ranging from same-sex marriage to adoption.

Ban on gay marriage invalid
The Des Moines Register
8/30/2007
8/30/2007

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