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New guidance issued by US Labor Department on same-sex marriages and employee benefit plans

WASHINGTON 09/18/2013??The U.S. Department of Labor today announced new guidance interpreting the Supreme Court’s decision inUnited States v. Windsor. In ...

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New Petition Launched to Support Treating All Married Military Personnel Equally

ACLU Press Release – WASHINGTON September 16, 2013? In response to resistance on the part of several state National Guards ...

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE STARTS RECOGNIZING SAME SEX SPOUSES

Department Of Defense Starts Recognizing Same Sex Spouses OutServe-SLDN Press Release (Washington, DC. Tuesday, September 2, 2013)?Tuesday marks a milestone ...

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HRC Calls on Olympic Sponsors to Condemn Anti-LGBT Law in Russia, Advocate for Equality Worldwide

Financial backers of Winter Games asked to take a stand against human rights abuses HRC Press Release WASHINGTON – August ...

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All Legal Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized for Federal Tax Purposes

Ruling Provides Certainty, Benefits and Protections Under Federal Tax Law for Same-Sex Married Couples IRS Press Release – WASHINGTON ??The ...

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LGBT RIGHTS UNDER ATTACK IN RUSSIA; CANADIAN CIVIL SOCIETY DEMANDS COLLECTIVE ACTION ON SOCHI OLYMPICS

The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network Press Release TORONTO, August 22, 2013 ? In the wake of draconian new federal legislation ...

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Olympics: Next IOC Leader Should Back Rights Reforms

Presidential Candidates Need to Take a Stand Against Abuses Human Rights Watch Press Release – (New York) August 23, 2013 ...

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Minnesota Supreme Court Refuses to Prosecute HIV-Positive Man

Upholds Lower Court Ruling Barring Prosecution for Consensual Sex ACLU Press Release? – ST. PAUL, Minn. ? August 21, 2013 ...

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NJ Governor Chris Christie to Sign Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy

Gov. Chris Christie is expected to sign a bill Monday that bans ?gay conversion therapy? for minors. New Jersey will ...

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Germany to introduce third ‘indeterminate’ gender option on birth certificates

Germany will become the first country in Europe to introduce a third option for assigning gender on birth certificates. Spiegel ...

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