National Center for Lesbian Rights

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Month: June 2013

Our Voices blog

Prop 8 is Gone: A Day in History. A Day to Remember.

When my kids were born. When we won marriage in California. When Sandy and I got married. Today. These are moments I will remember with joy and elation for the rest of my life. Today, in a huge way, in an unprecedented way, our lives and our love were validated by the U.S. Supreme Court. The Proposition 8 and Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) rulings were sweeping affirmations of our right to equal dignity and respect, and everything as we have known it will change forever. This is a new day. It...

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Commit to Ending HIV/AIDS

Doing the AIDS LifeCycle ride—the seven day, 545-mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles that began yesterday and raises millions of dollars to fight HIV/AIDS—has always been on my bucket list.  But last year I was shocked to realize how close we are to ending the pandemic. How did I not know this? Today, LGBTQ movement leaders from across the country are committing ourselves to ending HIV/AIDS.Read our joint letter, watch the video, and take the pledge to recommit to the fight...

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Supreme Court Rules on Title VII! Give now & Celebrate!