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Ijpe DeKoe: Help Us Gain Same Protections Others Enjoy

By Ijpe DeKoe Tennessee Marriage Case Plaintiff Thom was my childhood sweetheart. We met in 1999 when we were in...


NCLR’s Florida Marriage Plaintiffs to be Special Guests at State of the Union Address

(San Francisco, CA, January 20, 2015)—National Center for Lesbian Rights’ (NCLR) Florida marriage case plaintiffs Jeff and Todd Delmay will...


U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Four Freedom to Marry Cases

(Washington, DC, January 16, 2015)—In a historic announcement, the United States Supreme Court today agreed to review a November 2014...


FAQ Publications

NCLR produces a number of publications to address issues that regularly come up for LGBT community members. The following publications...


Schuett v. FedEx

On January 14, 2015, the widow of a longtime FedEx employee sued FedEx for refusing to provide her with federally...


Widow Sues FedEx for Refusing to Provide Survivor Benefits Based on Her Same-Sex Spouse’s 26 years of Service to the Company

(San Francisco, January 14, 2015)—Today, the widow of a longtime FedEx employee sued FedEx for refusing to provide her with...


Protecting Your Family After Marriage Equality: What You Need To Know

We have seen unprecedented advances in equality for same-sex couples with marriage now equally open to same-sex couples in the...


South Dakota Federal Court Rules in Favor of Freedom to Marry for Same-Sex Couples

(Sioux Falls, SD, Jan. 12, 2015)—Today, a federal court ruled in favor of six same-sex couples seeking the freedom to...


NCLR Responds to Ninth Circuit Court Decision to Deny En Banc Review of Idaho’s Marriage Equality Ban

Statement by NCLR Legal Director Shannon P. Minter (Boise, ID, January 9, 2015)—Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...


Florida Court Orders Miami-Dade County to Issue Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples Beginning Today

(Miami, FL, January 5, 2015)—Today, a Florida state court ordered the Clerk of the Courts in Miami-Dade County to begin...


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