Tag Archives: DOMA

LGBT immigrants may face difficulty applying for marriage-based visas

TweetFolks who know me know that I have pretty complicated political feelings about marriage equality, but when DOMA died the first thing that I thought of was queer immigrants – particularly, that those who were married to U.S. citizens and would now be eligible to be petitioned for by their spouses for permanent residency. While [...]
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Marriage equality’s hip hop theme song

Tweet The rap duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis has broken records with their hits “Thrift Shop” and “Can’t Hold Us.” And now, with their pro-marriage equality hit “Same Love,” which features out lesbian Mary Lambert, they’re shattering stereotypes. Just as “Same Love” supported this movement, the recent Supreme Court rulings on DOMA and Prop 8 [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetAmazing and moving photos of the amazing and moving lesbian relationship behind today’s DOMA Supreme Court Case. Boston College is threatening to take disciplinary action against students who distribute condoms. “How Getting Rid Of The Defense Of Marriage Act Will Boost The Economy” Activists in New York City staged a flash mob inside a pharmacy [...]
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Quick Hit: The woman behind the SCOTUS DOMA case

TweetToday The New York Times published a profile of Edith Windsor, a friendly-looking 83-year-old New Yorker in pink and pearls whose fight against the Defense of Marriage Act, which “requires the federal government to deny marital benefits to gay and lesbian couples who live in states that allow such unions,” has made it to the [...]
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Breaking: Democratic Party platform to include gay marriage plank

TweetThe Washington Blade reports that on Sunday Democrats approved draft language supporting same-sex marriage and other pro-LGBT positions as part of the Democratic Party’s platform. The process is not officially complete – the language will have to be approved in a full platform meeting, and then by the delegates at the Democratic National Committee Meeting. [...]
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