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  • Después de DOMA: Seguro Social

    Esta guía aborda los beneficios del Seguro Social para cónyuges: cuando uno de los cónyuges se retira; en caso de alguna incapacidad, y cuando uno de los cónyuges ha fallecido. El acceso a cada uno de estos beneficios era bloqueado o afectado por la Ley Federal en Defensa del Matrimonio (“DOMA”).

  • Después de DOMA: Lo Que Significa

    La revocación histórica de la Sección 3 de la discriminatoria Ley en Defensa del Matrimonio (Defense of Marriage Act [DOMA]) es una victoria enorme para las parejas enamoradas, casadas, y para sus familias.

  • Sick, Scared and Separated from Loved Ones II

    Progress and Problems in Hospitals Disclosing the Patient's Right to Choose Who Can Visit

  • Impact Magazine Summer 2013

    "Impact Magazine Summer 2013" cover

    June 26 was already an important date in LGBT legal history—it was the day 10 years ago when the Supreme Court struck down all remaining state sodomy laws in Lambda Legal’s historic Lawrence v. Texas victory.

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  • Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in California

    Frequently Asked Questions

  • Delaware Marriage Law

    The Delaware Civil Marriage Equality and Religious Freedom Act of 20131 (“Marriage Act”) passed the state legislature and was signed by the Governor on May 7, 2013. The law goes into effect on July 1, 2013. Below are answers to frequently asked questions about the new marriage equality law and what it means for people who live and work in, or visit, Delaware.

  • State Laws and Constitutional Amendments Targeting Same-Sex Relationships

    Alabama Constitutional Law: AL CONST 2005-35 (Approved 2006) (a) This amendment shall be known and may be cited as the Sanctity of Marriage Amendment.

  • Overcoming Health Care Discrimination

    Overcoming Health Care Discrimination

    Ambulance workers jeered at and refused to treat Tyra Hunter, a transgender woman seriously injured in a car accident outside Washington, DC who later died from her wounds. The same kind of hate-fueled medical negligence killed Robert Eads, a transgender man with ovarian cancer whom 20 separate doctors wouldn’t treat; one said the diagnosis should make Eads “deal with the fact that he is not a real man.”

  • Impact Magazine Winter 2013

    "Impact Magazine Winter 2013" cover

    When DOMA and Prop 8 are struck down, we at Lambda Legal will celebrate this huge victory and important step forward. But as we enter our fifth decade of fighting for equality, we know that our work is far from over.

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  • Trusts & Estates Group Client Alert

    Changes to Estate, Gift, Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax and Charitable Related Provisions in Recently Enacted “American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012” and 2013 Inflation Adjustments