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National Center for Lesbian Rights

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Month: December 2020

Our Voices blog

Henderson v. Box Reaffirms Marriage Equality is Law of the Land

Henderson v. Box Reaffirms Marriage Equality is Law of the Land

This week in Henderson v. Box, the U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed that marriage equality is the law of the land and that states must provide the same rights to same-sex and different-sex spouses.  After the Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges in 2015 that same-sex couples had a right to marry, Indiana refused to list same-sex married parents on their children’s birth certificates. Eight same-sex married couples in Indiana sued the state and won before the trial court, and then...

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Uplifting Transgender Voices – Our Client’s Story

Uplifting Transgender Voices – Our Client’s Story

Oprima aquí para leer la versión en Español de esta publicación [Editor’s note: Name changed in this article to protect NCLR client’s privacy.] After a lifetime of hardship, Sammie, an NCLR Immigration Project client, has finally found a new sense of community and belonging with the San Francisco based organization El/La Para TransLatinas. With the strength of her community behind her, Sammie continues to spread positivity for all transgender Latinx people escaping persecution and extends her...

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