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LGBT Immigrants Could Face Hard Road Applying for Marriage Visas

LGBT Immigrants Could Face Hard Road Applying for Marriage Visas

by Seth Freed Wessler on September 19 2013, 7:00AM

Immigration lawyers are gearing up to fight for their LGBT clients applying for marriage-based immigration visas. They say fears about being outed could stop some from applying.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Immigration

What the DOMA Ruling Means for LGBT Families of Color

What the DOMA Ruling Means for LGBT Families of Color

by Imara Jones on June 26 2013, 2:07PM

The high court’s decision will mean LGBT couples of color will have access to more than 1,000 legal benefits through marriage.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

DOMA Ruling Clears Path for Binational Couples

DOMA Ruling Clears Path for Binational Couples

by Seth Freed Wessler on June 26 2013, 10:45AM

In striking down the DOMA, the Supreme Court also settles a hotly debated issue immigration reform: should LGBT US citizens be allowed to sponsor their partners for green cards. Yes, the court says.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

Five Decisions to Watch From the Supreme Court

Five Decisions to Watch From the Supreme Court

by Aura Bogado on June 20 2013, 11:36AM

The high court’s decisions will affect the future of affirmative action, voting rights, tribal sovereignty, and marriage equality.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Where Does Immigration Reform Begin for Same-Sex Couples?

Where Does Immigration Reform Begin for Same-Sex Couples?

by Seth Freed Wessler on January 14 2013, 8:40AM

As many eyes turn to the Supreme Court’s ruling on federal recognition, advocates are also working to include LGBT rights in the upcoming reform bill.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Immigration, Immigration Reform

A New LGBT Politics Seeks To Marry Issues, Not Just People

A New LGBT Politics Seeks To Marry Issues, Not Just People

by Jamilah King on June 19 2012, 10:14AM

Decades into the debate over sexuality, equal rights have become the dominant theme. But in cities across the South and Midwest, necessity has forced leaders to think more broadly about their communities, their politics and their tactics.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, LGBT Pride 2012

5th Grader to Give Previously Banned Speech on Marriage Equality

5th Grader to Give Previously Banned Speech on Marriage Equality

by Jamilah King on June 18 2012, 9:47AM

Kameron Slade spoke out for equality, but his school principal wasn’t too thrilled.

Topics: /NOW

The Real Lesson of North Carolina's Amendment 1

The Real Lesson of North Carolina’s Amendment 1

by Kenyon Farrow on May 11 2012, 9:01AM

Pundits are obsessing over what black voters think about same-sex marriage. It’s the wrong question. Strong, new coalitions are growing around a far broader social justice fight for all the relationships and families the right fears and demonizes.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Marriage Rights, Politics

Rep. Michael Honda: This Can Be a Tipping Point For Equality, If We Push

Rep. Michael Honda: This Can Be a Tipping Point For Equality, If We Push

by Congressman Michael Honda on July 22 2011, 9:50AM

The vice-chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus says New York and California have taken historic steps toward equal rights this month. Now, he argues, we must push for full equality, including immigration rights for same-sex couples.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Politics

The Love Story That Made Marriage a Fundamental Right

The Love Story That Made Marriage a Fundamental Right

by Asraa Mustufa on April 27 2011, 10:16AM

A new documentary brings to life Richard and Mildred Loving’s quiet activism against race-mixing laws at this week’s Tribeca Film Festival.

Topics: Arts & Culture, History

Same-Sex Couples Immigration Bill Introduced in Congress, Again

Same-Sex Couples Immigration Bill Introduced in Congress, Again

by Julianne Hing on April 15 2011, 2:09PM

Supporters have reintroduced it every other year since 2001, but it never gets past committee.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Immigration

Hate-Crime Sentence and Ruling on Marriage Cross a Spectrum of Justice

Hate-Crime Sentence and Ruling on Marriage Cross a Spectrum of Justice

by Michelle Chen on August 7 2010, 9:32AM

A hate-crime killing and Judge Walker’s ruling speak to a spectrum of inequality from the county courthouse to a Brooklyn street.

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

Marriage Equality Without Borders: Prop 8 and Immigration

Marriage Equality Without Borders: Prop 8 and Immigration

by Michelle Chen on August 5 2010, 6:30AM

The Prop 8 ruling could change the meaning of the right to marry for couples facing other social barriers, including immigrants and people of color.

Topics: On Gender, Prop 8

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