Postedon Aug 14, 2013 at 01:30 pm
Today, the U.S. Department of Defense announced that the same-sex spouses of gay and lesbian service members will begin receiving full benefits and protections by September 3, 2013.
Postedon Aug 12, 2013 at 11:30 am
This weekend, the Social Security Administration began processing retirement spouse claims for same-sex couples. For now, the payments are limited to couples living in states with the freedom to marry.
Postedon Aug 08, 2013 at 09:30 am
But even though Chris and Will legally married in California and now share in all the federal protections of marriage, they know that their relationship is still not granted legal respect in Hawaii, where they live now.
Postedon Aug 05, 2013 at 02:30 pm
Last month, Freedom to Marry founder and president Evan Wolfson spoke at an event co-hosted by the Allegheny Bar Association and Women’s Law Project on the significance of the Supreme Court’s ruling on the so-called Defense of Marriage Act and Freedom to Marry’s Roadmap to Victory that will bring the country to national resolution.
Postedon Jul 25, 2013 at 02:10 pm
Earlier this week, a federal judge in Ohio ruled that state officials must respect the marriage of a Cincinnati couple, John Arthur and James Obergefell, who married in Maryland after 20 years together.
Postedon Jul 02, 2013 at 10:15 am
This week, the DHS issued a statement that formalizes the new post-DOMA policy that gay and lesbian Americans can sponsor their married foreign national spouses for immigration purposes. At last, married binational same-sex couples will no longer fear separation from each other or be forced to live their lives in legal limbo.
Postedon Jun 28, 2013 at 04:45 pm
On Friday, June 28, the Office of Personnel Management issued a memo explaining that it has begun implementing the Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Windsor v. United States.
Postedon Jun 27, 2013 at 03:15 pm
Just over 24 hours after the Supreme Court announced its historic decisions, we're already beginning to see the immediate implementation of the rulings. Here are seven ways the rulings are already being implemented.
Postedon Jun 27, 2013 at 01:00 pm
On Tuesday, Freedom to Marry founder and President Evan Wolfson was interviewed by Lesley Stahl, correspondent for 60 Minutes, at "Pride in the Workplace," an event from New York City Pride week sponsored by McGraw-Hill Financial in partnership with CBS.