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Baldwin fights for trans-inclusive ENDA
The Bay Area Reporter
10/11/2007"LGBT organizations and community activists continued to rally after last week's bruising intra-community battle over whether to seek a vote on a version of ENDA that includes only sexual orientation protection or insist that the legislation retain its protection for people based on gender identity.

Transgender Rights

Baltimore Co. Police Officers Win Same-Sex Benefits Claim 11/22/2011
"Two Baltimore County Police officers who were denied health benefits for their same-sex spouses have won their cases before an arbitrator, the first disputes of this kind to be decided in the department...

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

Ban on gay marriage invalid
The Des Moines Register

Barriers remain despite recent gay rights milestones, advocates say
The Washington Post
"A judge's order this week ending the military ban on openly gay service members capped a ground-breaking year for gay rights advocates, who have won a series of courtroom victories on issues ranging from same-sex marriage to adoption.

Bellevue OKs benefits for domestic partners
The Seattle Times

Big labor urges court to invalidate Prop 8
Contra Costa Times
1/15/2009"A coalition of more than 50 labor organizations representing more than two million Californians filed a friend-of-the-court brief Tuesday urging the state Supreme Court to overturn the voter-approved constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

Big Town Big Dreams, Flor Bermudez
New York Daily News
11/28/2007"How did Flor Bermudez, once a middle-class teenager from an educated family in Mexico City, trade in her desire to be a doctor and become a seasoned advocate for the underdog?

Both sides of civil unions bill eagerly await Governor's decision
Hawaii News Now
5/3/2010 "Supporters and opponents of the civil unions bill are eagerly awaiting Governor Lingle's decision on whether to sign it. House Bill 444 was passed three days ago, but people on both sides of the hot-button issue say the battle isn't over. "...The measure provides gay couples the same rights and responsibilities as married couples in Hawaii.

Bush v. Gore Foes Join to Fight Gay Marriage Ban
The New York Times
5/27/2009"...David Boies and Theodore B. Olson appeared on the same team on Wednesday as co-counsel in a federal lawsuit."...Their mutual goal: overturning Proposition 8, California's freshly affirmed ban on same-sex marriage. It is a fight that jolted many gay rights advocates.

Butler couple among those suing for gay marriage in New Jersey
Bergen Daily Record
3/19/2010"A Butler couple is among 13 plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed Thursday seeking to legalize gay marriage in New Jersey."Cindy Meneghin and Maureen Kilian of Butler, who marked their 35th anniversary together last August, also were plaintiffs in the 2002 Lewis v. Harris lawsuit that led to the civil union law in 2006.