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Gay-Marriage Backers Split on 2010 Ballot Effort
The Wall Street Journal
12/15/2009"From the moment they lost a fierce 2008 battle over Proposition 8...activists vowed to take gay marriage back to the ballot. But they have been split over when to try again.

Gay-marriage lawsuits escalate
USA Today
7/13/2010 "The outcome of any case could depend on Justice Anthony Kennedy, author of the major gay-rights rulings and the pivotal vote on the court.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections

Gay-rights advocates to legally test Prop 8
Los Angeles Times
11/5/2008"After losing at the polls, gay-rights advocates filed a legal challenge Wednesday in the California Supreme Court to Proposition 8, a long-shot effort the measure's supporters called an attempt to subvert the will of voters.

Gay-Rights Groups See Election As Major Setback
Associated Press
11/3/2010 "Perhaps most sobering for gay activists was the removal of the three Iowa judges after a campaign intended to punish them for joining a unanimous ruling last year that the state's ban on same-sex marriage violated Iowa's constitution.

Gays decry Obama's stand on gay marriage case
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
6/12/2009"Gay rights groups expressed dismay with the Obama administration Friday over its championing of the Defense of Marriage Act, a law the president pledged to try to repeal while on the campaign trail.

Georgia Supreme Court Throws Out Anti-Gay Ruling
Public Broadcasting Atlanta
06/16/2009"Eric and Sandy Kay Mongerson had four children during their 21-year marriage. But when the couple divorced in 2007, Fayette Superior Court Judge Christopher Edwards issued a blanket ban against the children having any contact with the father's gay partner or friends.

Georgia transgender politician wins legal battle
USA Today
10/06/2008"Georgia's top court ruled in favor of a transgender politician who was slapped with a lawsuit by two political opponents who claimed she misled voters by running as a woman.

Transgender Rights

Golinski Has Her Day in Court, DOJ Sends Senior Lawyer to Argue DOMA's Unconstitutionality 12/16/2011
"The Department of Justice sent one of its top lawyers to federal court in San Francisco today to argue that the Defense of Marriage Act's federal definition of marriage unconstitutionally limits Karen Golinski's ability to secure health insurance for her wife...

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

Gov't refuses to OK health coverage for gay worker's wife, says judge's order is 'nonbinding'
Associated Press
12/18/2009 "The U.S. Office of Personnel Management still thinks it can't authorize health care coverage for the same-sex spouse of a federal court employee even though a judge has ordered the agency to do, a government lawyer said Friday.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections

Government Presses Fight Over Lesbian Employee's Benefits
"The Obama administration will press ahead with its fight against one federal employee’s bid to obtain health insurance for her same-sex spouse, according to a government court filing on Monday.