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Federal Court Denies South Dakota’s Motion to Dismiss Marriage Equality Lawsuit

(Sioux Falls, SD, Nov. 14, 2014)—South Dakota’s marriage equality lawsuit is moving forward after United States Judge Karen Schreier rejected...


NCLR Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Tennessee Marriage Equality Case

(Nashville, TN, Nov. 14, 2014)—Today, the three same-sex couples challenging the State of Tennessee’s laws excluding same-sex couples from marriage...


NCLR Applauds the Oklahoma Supreme Court for Allowing Same-Sex Parents to Seek Custody

(Oklahoma City, OK, November 12, 2014)—In a victory for all LGBT families in Oklahoma, the state’s Supreme Court ruled today...


Sixth Circuit Rejects Legal Challenges to Bans on Marriage for Same-Sex Couples

(Cincinnati, OH, November 6, 2014)—In a 2-1 decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled today...


Case: Blumenthal v. Brewer

The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and Chicago Attorney Angelika Kuehn are representing Eileen Brewer, in a case seeking...


Lesbian Veteran Will be Buried with Her Late Wife in Idaho Cemetery

(Boise, ID, October 22, 2014)—A 74-year-old Navy veteran who challenged Idaho’s marriage equality ban so she could be buried with...


Same-Sex Couples Can Begin Marrying in Wyoming at 10 AM Mountain Tomorrow

(Casper, WY, October 20, 2014)—Today, the State of Wyoming announced that it will file a notice stating that it will...


Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Marriage Equality in Wyoming

(Casper, WY, October 17, 2014)—Today, U.S. District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl of the District of Wyoming ruled in favor...


Federal Judge Hears Marriage Equality Case in Wyoming

(Casper, WY, October 16, 2014)—Today, U.S. District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl of the District of Wyoming heard argument in...



It’s Time to Address IPV

Over the last week, the LGBT community has experienced historic victories in the fight for marriage equality. But amidst these...


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