same-sex partners

same-sex partners

Marriage equality will boost the economy, according to a new study by the Williams Institute.
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Research from the Williams Institute suggests an estimated 45,000 same-sex couples will likely marry in the next three years, generating $334 million. ...
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Lambda Legal: The denial of benefits to same-sex spouses of veterans living in states refusing to recognize their marriages is in violation of Windsor. ...
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The Alaska Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the same-sex partner of a person killed on the job should have access to Alaska’s workers’ compensation law. ...
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A new UN guideline will transform workplace entitlements for employees of the UN system who are in legally recognized same-sex unions. ...
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Last month the Indiana legislature considered HJR-3 a proposed state constitutional amendment that would have barred same-sex couples from marriage. ...
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The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower court ruling because the trial judge erred in allowing one litigant to use a peremptory challenge to remove a juror because of the juror's sexual orientation. ...
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"I wanna execute her. I will kill a gay,” Gordon said in a voicemail, according to a police report. “I’ll put a bullet in both their heads. If they turn my daughter gay, I’m gonna kill them both. I’m gonna blow their brains out.” ...
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According to Psychology Today, same-sex relationships are more stable than straight relationships. And gay people end up having “better and longer relationships than their heterosexual counterparts.” ...
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After increasing pressure to follow U.S. Department of Defense guidelines, the Texas Military Forces Wednesday allowed Alicia Butler, the wife of 1st Lt. Judith Chedville, to register for federal military benefits at Camp Mabry. ...
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Friday Lambda Legal filed its opening brief with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in a case on behalf of eight same-sex couples challenging the amendment to Nevada's constitution and other state laws banning marriage for same-sex couples. ...
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