DOMA

Breaking: Married same-sex couples to be recognized for federal tax purposes

The US Treasury Department announced that legal marriages of same-sex couples will be recognized for all federal tax purposes. Same-sex couples will be considered married for all federal tax implications, including filing, exemptions, dependents, and employee benefits.

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August 26, 2013

Avvo.com to host live Facebook Q&A about immigration issues for same-sex couples post-DOMA

This Thursday, Seattle-based legal advice site Avvo.com will be hosting a live Facebook Q&A event on immigration benefits for same sex couples after the latest DOMA ruling.

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TUNE IN: State Dept. hosts Google+ Hangout on immigration and visa applications for same-sex couples

The US State Department is hosting a Google+ Hangout to address questions about the process for binational same-sex couples to apply for visas. Tune in at 1:00 PM EDT to learn more.

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July 10, 2013

ACLU files three marriage lawsuits, pushes forward a fourth

This week, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed or pushed forward marriage lawsuits in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Virginia, and Illinois.
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July 3, 2013

Snapshots of our work: SCOTUS rulings, Pride, immigration, and more!

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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Lesléa Newman reflects on what DOMA/Prop 8 rulings means to her, her spouse and her characters

Author and GLAAD friend Lesléa Newman reflects on the historic Supreme Court rulings regarding DOMA and Prop 8.

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June 28, 2013

Civil rights orgs applaud marriage rulings

Just as LGBT organizations joined the nation's other advocates for full equality in expressing outrage at the Supreme Court's striking down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, response to Wednesday's rulings in support of marriage equality was not limited to LGBT advocacy organizations.

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June 28, 2013

The GLAAD Wrap: Laurence Anyways Opens in Select Theaters; All My Children Returns to OWN; Cheyenne Jackson Releases New Video

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.
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