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Legislative and Policy
Thursday Aug 29, 2013
All marriages will now be recognized by the US Department of Treasury for federal tax purposes
From: NBC News
All married, same-sex couples in the U.S. will receive the tax benefits previously given to just heterosexual couples, the Obama administration said on Thursday. 
Legislative and Policy
Friday Jul 19, 2013

The ACLU filed a lawsuit in 2012 on behalf of several couples with children challenging the ban on second parent adoption (the ability of the non-biological or non-adoptive parent in a same sex couple secure legal rights to be recognized by the state of NC as parent of their child).

Legislative and Policy
Wednesday Jun 26, 2013

The Supreme Court ruled that section III of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional. The Supreme Court also ruled to dismiss California's Proposition 8 for lack of standing. Here are some excerpts from the majority opinion:

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