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NCLR on Kavanaugh’s Refusal to Say Marriage Equality was Correctly Decided

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 7, 2018 Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / 215.983.3099 NCLR Statement on Kavanaugh’s Refusal to Confirm that Obergefell, the Supreme...


Arkansas Governor Directs Arkansas Department of Health to Comply with U.S. Supreme Court Decision and Issue Birth Certificates to the Children of Same-Sex Married Couples

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099   Arkansas Governor Directs Arkansas Department of Health to Comply with...


Joint Statement from GLAD and NCLR on the Supreme Court’s Denial of Review in Turner v. Pidgeon

For immediate release: December 4, 2017           Contacts: Amanda Johnston, GLAD ajohnston@glad.org / (617) 417-7769 Lauren Gray,...


NCLR statement on the death of LGBT rights hero and icon Edith Windsor

Contact:  Lauren Gray, Communications Director lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 National Center for Lesbian Rights statement on the death of Edith Windsor,...


Pidgeon v. Turner

In 2013, Houston mayor Annise Parker directed that same-sex spouses of city employees who were legally married in another state...


Texas Supreme Court Allows Unconstitutional Claim to Continue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Lauren Gray Director of Communications National Center for Lesbian Rights Office: 415.365.1324 Mobile: 215.983.3099 LGray@nclrights.org  Four days...


Case: Pavan v. Smith

Marisa and Terrah Pavan were legally married in New Hampshire in 2011. The Pavans were living in Arkansas in 2015...


Standing Up to Attempts to Take Down Marriage Equality.

In North Carolina this week, anti-LGBTQ extremists tried to do the unthinkable. They introduced House Bill 780, also known as the...


Statement of Tennessee Marriage Equality Plaintiffs in Response to President Trump’s Supreme Court Nomination

We are deeply concerned that the President’s choice to replace Justice Scalia on the Supreme Court would vote to overturn the Court’s marriage equality decision and many other important victories the LGBT community has won before the Court.


Rise Up!

“Perseverance in almost any plan is better than fickleness and fluctuation”—Alexander Hamilton When we adopted our NCLR tag line—”The audacity...


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