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Since its start, NCLR has worked to ensure that LGBT parents have the legal protections they need.

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Same-sex couples deserve the freedom to marry the person they love for the same reasons other couples can.

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NCLR works to achieve full, fair, and equal legal recognition of the LGBT community’s relationships.

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Featured Court Cases & Advocacy

Family & Relationships

A.G. v. County of Los Angeles

STATUS: Amicus Brief Filed

A.G.’s complaint states that on January 6. 2015, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department entered A.G.’s father’s home and used a Taser on his father, who was mentally ill, because he would not stop singing in his bathroom. A.G.’s father died as a result. The California Superior Court improperly dismissed A.G.’s wrongful death claim solely…

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Marriage

Case: Schuett v. FedEx (Updated June 2016)

STATUS: Pending, California

On January 14, 2015, the widow of a longtime FedEx employee sued FedEx for refusing to provide her with federally required spousal pension benefits solely because both spouses were women. Stacey Schuett and Lesly Taboada-Hall were together for 30 years before they married on June 19, 2013 in Northern California. At the time of Taboada-Hall’s…

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Featured Policy & Legislation

Family & Relationships

Legislation: California Assembly Bill 960

California

On October 10, 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that updates the state’s assisted reproduction laws to ensure that all families are equally protected under the law. Authored by Assemblymember David Chiu, Assembly Bill 960 updates current assisted reproduction laws in three ways: first, unmarried couples using assisted reproduction to become parents will…

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Family & Relationships

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

Family & Relationships

February 26, 2018

LGBT Victory: Supreme Court Allows AZ Same-Sex Parents Decision to Stand

Family & Relationships

February 7, 2018

LGBT Groups Support Child’s Wrongful Death Claim for Parent Tasered by Police

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