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Featured Court Cases & Advocacy

Relationship Recognition

Case: Blumenthal v. Brewer

STATUS: Pending, Illinois

The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and Chicago Attorney Angelika Kuehn are representing Eileen Brewer, in a case seeking to end discrimination against unmarried couples that prevents them from accessing the same legal remedies that are open to others. Illinois courts currently bar unmarried couples from enforcing property disputes when they break up because…

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Case: Taylor v. Brasuell

STATUS: Pending, Idaho

On July 7, 2014, National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and Boise attorneys Deborah A. Ferguson and Craig Durham filed a lawsuit on behalf of Madelynn Lee Taylor, a 74-year-old military veteran challenging Idaho state laws prohibiting her from being buried in the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery with her late wife, Jean Mixner.   Taylor…

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Featured Policy & Legislation

Relationship Recognition

Legislation: Children with More Than Two Parents

California

Most children have at most two parents, but some children have more than two people in their lives who act as the child’s parent in every way. For example, a child raised from birth by a biological mother and a non-biological father may also have a relationship with his or her biological father. In such…

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Press Releases

Relationship Recognition

September 8, 2014

Statement Regarding Ninth Circuit Oral Argument in Idaho Marriage Equality Case

Relationship Recognition

July 7, 2014

Veteran Files Lawsuit to Be Buried With Her Late Wife in Idaho Cemetery

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