Defense of Marriage Act

Defense of Marriage Act

Robbie Kaplan
National Sports
Robbie Kaplan also helped launch #TimesUp Legal Defense Fund, a nonprofit organization that provides legal representation to women who have experienced sexual violence, abuse or harassment. ...
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National
The late Edie Windsor remembers a 2007 briefing in which she was told by an LGBT movement leader that marriage equality would be addressed “a couple years down the line.” The fierce and feisty activist recalls retorting:  “‘I’m 77 years old and I can’t wait!!" ...
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Edie Windsor/Facebook
National
Civil rights legend Edith Windsor passed away at the age of 88 in New York on Tuesday. Windsor was the plaintiff in the U.S. Supreme Court case  Windsor v. United States – which effectively struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and paved the way for nationwide marriage equality in 2015. ...
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Politics
During the past two decades, the U.S. Supreme Court has issued three different landmark rulings on the 26th of June that helped eliminate LGBT discrimination. ...
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Politics
Congresswoman Suzan DelBene will host a discussion with local leaders about recent attacks on the LGBT community, ahead of the first-annual LGBT Equality Day. ...
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Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis./AP Photo/Joe Koshollek
Politics
Russ Feingold (D-WI), Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-FL) and Ted Strickland (D-OH) have been endorsed by LPAC. ...
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Kristin Chenoweth/PFLAG
Entertainment
Janet Mock presented Harris-Perry with the Straight for Equality in Media award at the eighth annual Straight for Equality Gala held by PFLAG National. ...
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Allison Baldwin and Ilene Mitnick
Travel
On October 15, 2016, women from all over the planet will converge on Provincetown with a singular intention – to marry at Bride Pride. ...
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Windsor and Obergefell, plaintiffs in historic Supreme Court marriage equality cases, will be honored at the 3rd Annual AMPA National Gala for their role in securing critically important military and veterans benefits for LGBT military spouses and their families
National
Edie Windsor and Jim Obergefell will be honored at the 3rd Annual AMPA National Gala, presented by USAA. ...
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National
A new high of 60 percent of Americans say they are satisfied with the acceptance of gays and lesbians in the U.S. - up from 53 percent in 2014 and 2015. ...
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