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Legislative and Policy
August 29, 2013
All marriages will now be recognized by the US Department of Treasury for federal tax purposes
From: NBC News
Legislative and Policy
July 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 co

Legislative and Policy
June 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.

Legislative and Policy
May 21, 2012

At a meeting of the 103-year old civil rights group's board of directors, the organization voted to support marriage equality as a continuation of its historic commitment to equal protection under

Legislative and Policy
May 10, 2012

On May 9, 2012, President Obama announced that he fully supports marriage equality for same sex couples. 

Legislative and Policy
May 10, 2012

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ruled in a 5-0 decision that an employer who discriminates against a transgender employee or job applicant because of the person’s gender identity is illegal sex discrimination based on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Press Release
October 18, 2011

Vice Chancellor Winston Crisp announced last Thursday that the Christian a cappella group Psalm 100 did not violate the University’s non-discrimination policy when it removed senior, Will Thomason

Legislative and Policy
June 15, 2011

On June 14, 2011, the Secretary of Education issued a letter affirming the protection of K-12 Gay Straight Alliances (and similar type clubs) under the Equal Access Act.

Legislative and Policy
June 10, 2011

On June 10, 2011, the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) issued a Directive to all of its facilities establishing a policy of respectful delivery of healthcare to transgender and intersex vetera

Legislative and Policy
December 3, 2010

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