Publications & Resources

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Know the laws in your state that protect LBGT people and people living with HIV.
  • Changing Birth Certificate Sex Designations: State-By-State Guidelines

    Amending the sex designation on a birth certificate may be an extremely important step for a transgender person, to accurately reflect on this legal document the sex with which the individual identifies, and as required proof of sex to obtain other identity and legal documents. The requirements and process to change the sex designation on a birth certificate, and whether that is even possible, varies from state to state. The following is a list of legal authorities intended to assist with the process of changing the sex on a birth certificate.

  • Fair Courts Matter

    Request your free Fair Courts Matter Democracy-in-Action Guide and let Super Judge give you the tools you need to stand up against the politicians and extremist organizations who are threatening the very system our country was founded upon. Order today!

  • Resources

    Equal Partners in FaithA multiracial national network of religious leaders and people of faith committed to equality and diversity.Five Thomas CircleWashington, DC 20005tel 877-501-4194fax 202-797-0111EPFinfo@aol.com~

  • Denying Access to Marriage Harms Families: Social Security

    Most employees in the United States see a “FICA” deduction — reducing their take-home pay — on every paycheck. FICA stands for the Federal Insurance Contribution Act. Those deductions are what employees pay into the federal Social Security system to fund benefits not only for retirement, but also for when a spouse dies or becomes disabled. The principal goal of these benefits is to provide a safety net, similar to life insurance.

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  • Sample Educational Forum for People of Faith

    PROGRAM: The Freedom to Marry: People of Faith Support Same-Sex Couples!

  • Five Key Reasons for Marriage Equality

    1. Marriage Helps Couples Keep Their Commitments Marriage provides protections for couples who have made a lifelong commitment to take care of and be responsible for each other. Keeping those commitments is harder when couples are barred from marriage, especially in tough times, because they may be denied the right to:

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  • Status of Marriage Equality Worldwide

    Status of Marriage Equality Worldwide Status of Marriage Equality in the United States

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  • Tools for Protecting Your Assets in Life

  • Faith Leaders Speak Out: Statements of Support from Individuals and National Leaders

    SUBMIT your statement of support. Add your voice to the diversity of faith supporters of marriage equality.INDIVIDUALS (alphabetically by faith)

  • Take the Power

    In an uneven and changing legal landscape, LGBT people and those living with HIV shouldn’t be without certain critical legal protections.

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