Washington State Marriage

Washington State Marriage

Social Security Administration sued on behalf of lesbian seeking spousal survivor benefits

Politics Local
Helen Thornton and Lambda Legal are suing the SSA for spousal survivor benefits in the state of Washington. ...
Read more 0

Transition Period for State Domestic Partners Ends Soon

Top News Politics
Domestic Partners who have either already separated or who do not want to be married, must dissolve their SRDP (“dissolve” is the legal term for “divorce”). ...
Read more 0

Esurance Donating $100,000 to LGBT Charities

Top News National
Esurance, the direct-to-consumer personal car insurance company, has kicked off its third annual charitable giving campaign supporting LGBT equality. ...
Read more 0

VIDEO: Grieving Widow Denied Basic Federal Benefits

Top News National
The federal government continues to treat widows like Karen Morgan as second-class citizens because of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act. ...
Read more 0

WSHRC Presents: Seattle Meeting to Discuss Discrimination

Top News Local
Dubbed “A Community Meeting” by the Commission, the information-driven event is free and all are welcome to attend and participate. ...
Read more 0

Ed Murray Raises $103,000 for Mayoral Bid in Two Weeks

Top News Local
Murray has raised $219,622 from more than 925 individual contributors in only 23 days of total fundraising. ...
Read more 0

Fantasia: ‘Gay Marriage Legal But Yet I’m Judged!’

Fantasia: ‘Gay Marriage Legal But Yet I’m Judged!’
Interestingly, the singer dishes out talk of the Bible and the sanction of marriage, though she had an affair with a married man in 2010. ...
Read more 0

New Wedding Economy Emerges with the Passage of Referendum 74

New Wedding Economy Emerges with the Passage of Referendum 74
Directing money toward gay-owned and gay friendly businesses while planning a wedding is, undoubtedly, of the utmost importance to engaged same-sex couples. ...
Read more 1

Lady Gaga Supports Youth with Born Brave Bus Tour

Lady Gaga Supports Youth with Born Brave Bus Tour
The pre-concert "tailgate" will provide a space for young people, ages 13-25, to gather and celebrate their individuality in a safe arena. ...
Read more 0

Supreme Court to Hear Widow’s Challenge to Defense of Marriage Act

Supreme Court to Hear Widow’s Challenge to Defense of Marriage Act
The Supreme Court also agreed to hear a constitutional challenge to California's Proposition 8, which relates to the right of same-sex couples to marry in the State of California. ...
Read more 0