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October 22, 2014

NCLR’s #BornPerfect Campaign Forms Advisory Committee

(San Francisco, CA, October 22, 2014)—Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights announced the formation of the #BornPerfect Advisory Committee, a group of conversion therapy survivors, child welfare and mental health experts, and faith leaders with unique insights into the harms of conversion therapy. NCLR’s #BornPerfect campaign is a national effort aimed at ending conversion…

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Marriage

October 22, 2014

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 her late wife in Idaho’s state-run veterans cemetery will have her wishes respected after Idaho state officials agreed to allow the couple to be interred together. Today, Madelynn “Lee” Taylor went to the Idaho State…

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Marriage

October 20, 2014

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 not appeal a U.S. District Court ruling that found the state’s ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional. As a result, same-sex couples can begin marrying at 10 am MT tomorrow. On Friday, U.S. District Court…

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Marriage

October 17, 2014

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 of the freedom to marry in the challenge to the State of Wyoming’s ban on marriage equality. The court’s order granted a request by four same-sex couples and Wyoming Equality, who had filed a federal…

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Marriage

October 16, 2014

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 the challenge to the State of Wyoming’s refusal to permit same-sex couples to marry and to respect the legal marriages of same-sex couples who married in other states. Judge Skavdahl said that he will issue…

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