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Federal Prop 8 Test Happens Thursday
6/29/2009"After all the outrage, protests and promises to put same sex marriage back on the ballot in 2010 following the California Supreme Court's May 26 ruling upholding Prop 8, the struggle over marriage equality is now back in the courts – and this time the stakes are even higher.

Feds Concede DOMA Fight in Bankruptcy Court
The bankruptcy case that became one of many battlegrounds in the fight over the Defense of Marriage Act has come to an end, with the Justice Department and congressional Republicans bowing out of the fight.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Employment and Rights in the Workplace | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections

Fighting Same-Sex Policy Seems to Be Uphill Battle
The New York Times
5/30/2008"Legal challenges to Gov. David A. Paterson's plan to recognize same-sex marriages from other jurisdictions are likely to come thick and fast. But they face an uphill fight, legal experts said on Thursday, given New York's unusual legal terrain.

Firm Hired by GOP Ends Work on Gay Marriage Ban
The Associated Press
"A prominent law firm hired by Republican lawmakers to defend the federal ban on gay marriage said Monday it was withdrawing from the case amid criticism by advocacy groups, prompting the partner leading the work to quit... "Jon Davidson, the legal director of the gay-rights group Lambda Legal, said 'we welcome the firm back to the right side of history.'"

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Employment and Rights in the Workplace | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections

Five Reasons Why ENDA Must Pass

FL: Fed court dismisses lawsuit of woman kept apart from dying partner by hospital
Pam's House Blend

Health Care Fairness | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections

For Man With HIV, Victory is Bittersweet
"Today is the 22nd anniversary of World AIDS Day, and Robert Franke, 77, can attest that the stigma attached to AIDS and HIV remains strong. "A retired college provost and former minister confronting a host of medical problems, Franke moved from Michigan to Little Rock, Ark., in 2009 to be closer to his daughter, Sara Bowling.


Former Suburban School Chief FIRED For Being Gay, Panel Finds Evidence Of Discrimination
The Huffington Post
8/2/2010 "Nearly four years ago, Bremen Community School District 228 Superintendent Rich Mitchell was fired after his contract had been extended through 2009. Last week, the Cook County Human Rights Commission figured out why: because he is gay.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace

Full federal appeals court hears whether La. must put 2 adoptive dads on birth certificate
Associated Press
1/18/2011 "The question of whether Louisiana must put both parents' names on birth certificates of children adopted by gay couples goes before 16 federal appeals court judges on Wednesday.

Ga. legislative counsel explains why he fired transgender employee
Southern Voice

Employment and Rights in the Workplace | Transgender Rights