Court Case

Court Case

Tonya Smith, Rachel Smith, and their children/Lambda Legal
National
Tonya and Rachel Smith are a loving, committed same-sex couple living in Colorado. They have been married for seven years and have two children, ages seven and three. Rachel is also transgender. ...
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Local Politics
Despite the fact that Rachelle had been a stay-at-home parent to the couple’s three children for 15 years, the trial court gave primary custody to the father. The trial court also restricted Rachelle from discussing religion, homosexuality or so-called “alternative lifestyle concepts” with the children. ...
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Chelsea and Jessamy with their son.
National
The state of Wisconsin must now issue accurate birth certificates listing both parents for the children of married same-sex couples. ...
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Angela Gilmore and Joaquin Carcaño
National
The appeal filed Tuesday argues that H.B. 2 violates the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause because it specifically targets transgender people. ...
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National
Suzan McLaughlin and her former wife, Kimberly, were married in 2008. Suzan and Kimberly jointly decided to have a child together using an anonymous sperm donor. ...
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National
The widower of a former KRON4 employee sued Young Broadcasting of San Francisco and the KRON/IBEW Local 45 Pension Plan for refusing to provide him with a spousal pension benefit even though the couple were registered domestic partners. ...
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National
E.L. kept V.L. from seeing the children, fighting her request for visitation, and arguing that the Georgia adoption was invalid in Alabama, where they live. ...
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National
Kimberly Hively says that Ivy Tech Community College, where she worked for 14 years, denied her full-time employment and promotions because she's a lesbian. ...
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National
Mississippi is the only state left in the nation that bans gay couples from adopting without regard for their qualifications as parents or the best interests of the child. ...
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National
A federal lawsuit was filed Wednesday challenging the constitutionality of Mississippi’s law banning adoption by same-sex couples. ...
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