Fact Sheets

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The Supreme Court Ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act: What it Means

 

The State of HIV Stigma and Discrimination in 2007 2/7/2007

Lambda Legal has a long history of fighting in the courts for the rights of people living with HIV. This includes winning the first HIV discrimination lawsuit in the country, filing legal briefs in major U.S. Supreme Court cases involving the Americans with Disabilities Act, including Bragdon v. Abbott, Univ. of Alabama v. Garrett, and Toyota Motor Mfg., Kentucky v.

The Respect for Marriage Act 9/15/2009

What is it and what will it do?

Same-Sex Relationships
The Oregon Equality Act 2/14/2007

In 2007, the State of Oregon enacted the Oregon Equality Act (also known as SB2), the landmark law to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people from discrimination.

The Legal Rights of Registered Domestic Partners in Oregon — A Detailed Look 2/14/2008

This publication explains some of the rights and responsibilities the law provides for domestic partners, the legal differences between registering as domestic partners and getting married, who can register and how

The IRS Applies "Income-Splitting" to California's Registered Domestic Partners and Same-Sex Spouses (and Now RDPs in Washington and Nevada, too!) 10/20/2010

Please take note:  On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional.  For information about how this development may potentially affect married same-sex couples' federal taxes, click here.

The Importance of Informed Consent and Counseling In HIV Testing 3/8/2007

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The Continuing Relevance of Stigma and Discrimination 3/8/2007

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Tax Considerations for Same-Sex Couples 3/25/2010

The pursuit of marriage equality for same-sex couples brings much-needed focus to the everyday needs of lesbian and gay couples. Without full legal recognition and protections, same-sex couples confront a variety of complicated legal and financial issues — including numerous tax matters.

Adoption and Parenting | Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Take the Power: Are You Prepared? 8/29/2013

What kind of long-range vision do you have for your future and that of your loved ones? Have you taken the necessary legal and financial planning measures to protect that vision? Answer the following life planning questions to find out how prepared you really are—or what life planning issues you need to start thinking about now.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships | Seniors

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