Voice for Equality: Barbara Cox

Barbara Cox is the past chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Gay and Lesbian Legal Issues, is Chair of the A.A.L.S. Section on Women in Legal Education, and served on an AALS taskforce on the problems of preventing sexual orientation discrimination in religiously-affiliated law schools. She also serves on the Freedom to Marry Steering Committee.

From 1984-1987, Barbara was co-chair of the Madison, WI, Taskforce on Alternative family rights which drafted the city's domestic partnership ordinance (one of the first in the nation), and she helped obtain domestic partner health insurance benefits at CWSL. Barb has published numerous articles or book chapters on various issues concerning marriages of same-sex couples and questions of interstate recognition by state courts, and has spoken on the topic across the country. To learn more: [Link]

Freedom to Marry salutes Barbara Cox for her work on our Steering Committee and as a Voice for Equality!

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