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Archives: Marriage

Pidgeon v. Turner

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


Case: Pavan v. Smith

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


Case: Reed v. KRON/IBEW Local 45 Pension Plan, Pension Committee of the Kron/IBEW Local 45 Pension Plan, and Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.

On August 9, 2016, the widower of a former KRON4 employee sued Young Broadcasting of San Francisco and the KRON/IBEW...


Case: Pritchard v. IUOE Stationary Engineers Pension Plan

On January 22, 2016, the widower of a hotel telecommunications engineer in San Francisco sued the IUOE Stationary Engineers Local...


Case: Chin v. Armstrong

Florida law requires the Office of Vital Statistics to list a birth mother’s husband on the child’s birth certificate. After...


Case: Strawser v. Strange

James Strawser and John Humphrey applied for a marriage license in Mobile County, Alabama, but were denied. Strawser faces significant...


Case: Schuett v. FedEx (Updated June 2016)

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


Case: Guzzo v. Meade

On October 16, 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl of the District of Wyoming will heard argument in...


Case: Ramsay v. Dalrymple

On June 6, 2014, seven same-sex couples filed a federal lawsuit seeking the freedom to marry in North Dakota. The...


Case: Rosenbrahn v. Daugaard

On May 22, 2014, six same-sex couples filed a federal lawsuit in Sioux Falls seeking the freedom to marry in...


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