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Gay activists applaud Kagan – tepidly
Keen News Service
5/10/2010 "Gay legal activists are applauding President Obama’s second nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court: Solicitor General Elena Kagan. But it could hardly be described as a standing ovation.

Gay adoption case reaches Court
"A series of major constitutional disputes over the rights of gays and lesbians are developing in federal courts, and now the first of that new wave of cases has reached the Supreme Court: a significant test case on whether the Constitution protects same-sex couples’ rights as parents. The case, Adar v.

Gay Advocates Eye Supreme Court
ABC News
5/8/2009"...Rumors surfaced this week that two highly qualified lesbians had made President Barack Obama's initial list to replace Justice David Souter.

Gay couple complains about Arizona adoption site
Associated Press
7/1/2008"A same-sex couple in New York says an Arizona-based Web site has barred them from posting an adoption profile."The advocacy group Lambda Legal said Tuesday it has complained to the New York attorney general's office about Adoption Profiles, LLC and Adoption Media, LLC.

Gay couple sue Hawaii B&B, claim discrimination 12/19/2011

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections

Gay couple sues over birth certificate
Des Moines Register
5/14/2010 "A same-sex couple married in Des Moines last year has filed a lawsuit against two state health department officials, after the department refused to name both women on their daughter's birth certificate. "Heather Lynn Martin Gartner, 38, and Melissa McCoy Gartner, 39, filed the Polk County lawsuit last week on behalf of their second child, who was born in September.

Gay couple sues to have names put on adopted baby's birth certificate
WWLTV Louisiana
10/07/2009"In 2006, Oren Adar and Mickey Smith made an addition to their family. While living in New York, they adopted a child, a toddler who was born in Shreveport.

Gay Couple Sues Univ. Over Housing
USA Today
3/11/20008"A gay couple is suing the University of Hawaii for not allowing them to return to the student family housing area after living there last year."Joseph O'Leary and Phi Ngo said Monday that living in an off-campus apartment has cost them extra money in rent, transportation and food.

Gay couples find obstacles on benefits
The New Jersey Star-Ledger
4/15/2007"Shannan Hauser and Jennifer Bonfilio of Hamilton say they will form a civil union in two weeks. In theory, it should give them the same benefits that married couples have.

Gay couples protest at marriage bureaus across US
Associated Press
2/12/2009"Same?sex couples seeking to wed showed up at marriage license counters nationwide Thursday to highlight a right they don't have in 48 states, part of an annual protest that took on renewed urgency given recent election setbacks.