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Gay Justice
The Advocate
7/6/2009"In American politics, few events signal the political arrival of a minority group more powerfully than a Supreme Court nomination. When President Obama tapped Sonia Sotomayor ? making her the first Latina to be nominated for service on the high court ? it was an important nod to the growing political clout of Hispanic-Americans.

Gay legal groups want in on Calif court case
The Washington Post
7/9/2009"Three gay-friendly legal groups have asked to be part of a federal lawsuit challenging California's same-sex marriage ban..."Jennifer Pizer, Lambda Legal's national marriage director, said their full participation is vital now that U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn Walker has put the Proposition 8 challenge on a fast-track to trial.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments

Federal law excluding gay marriage is under siege
Christian Science Monitor
7/9/2009"Five years after it became the first state to marry same-sex couples, Massachusetts is taking on the federal government's definition of marriage.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments

Gay Legal Eagles Seek Role in California Federal Suit
San Francisco Bay Times
7/16/2009"The federal case against Proposition 8 has barely begun, but already it is at a crossroads. Filed in late May by a newly formed group called the American Foundation for Equal Rights, the suit on behalf of two same-sex couples will be litigated by the made-for-TV movie team of conservative Ted Olson and liberal David Boies. Or will it?

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments

Lesbians claim discrimination at catfish derby
Los Angeles Times
"Two women are claiming to be victims of discrimination because they were refused the couples discount when entering a catfish derby.

Facing Discrimination Issues
Provider Magazine

Health Care Fairness | HIV

Group That Opposes Gay Marriage Now Targeting Iowa 8/26/2009
8/26/2009"A group that helped to outlaw gay marriage in California is turning its focus to Iowa, hoping to begin the long process of overturning a state Supreme Court decision earlier this year that legalized same-sex marriage.

Obama faces growing anger on the left 8/31/2009

Should anyone wear the scarlet 'A' of AIDS?
Los Angeles Times


The California Marriage Tug-of-War
The Advocate
9/15/2009"'Everyone is lost in the 2010 versus 2012 discussion,' says Chad Griffin, board president of the American Foundation for Equal Rights, the group behind a federal lawsuit filed by prominent attorneys Theodore B. Olson and David Boies on behalf of two same-sex couples who were denied marriage licenses in California.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections