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LGBT: Marriage and Relationship Recognition Archives

Issue Pulse: Moving Closer to Marriage Equality

President Obama joins the majority of Americans and policymakers from both parties by coming out in support for marriage equality.

By Meghan Miller | Wednesday, May 9, 2012

President Obama Can Come Out on Gay Marriage

Sam Fulwood III is skeptical the president’s re-election chances will be harmed by supporting marriage equality.

By Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Unequal Taxation and Undue Burdens for LGBT Families

Jennifer Chrisler, Laura Deaton, and Jeff Krehely outline the problems LGBT families face on tax day and how to solve them.

By Jennifer Chrisler, Laura Deaton, and Jeff Krehely | Tuesday, April 17, 2012

The Federal Budget and Gay and Transgender Families

article icon Issue Brief Crosby Burns argues that America needs a federal budget that supports all families, including gay and transgender families.

By Crosby Burns | Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Race-baiting to Stop Marriage Equality Is Wrong

Julie Ajinkya slams the conservative organization for its hateful tactics, which are sure to backfire while uniting progressives.

By Julie Ajinkya | Thursday, March 29, 2012

The Changing Reality of the American Family

book_alt2 icon Report Public policy has not kept up with the changing reality of the American family and should move toward ensuring greater economic protections for LGBT families, write Jennifer Chrisler, Laura Deaton, and Jeff Krehely.

By Jennifer Chrisler, Laura Deaton, and Jeff Krehely | Friday, January 27, 2012

All Children Matter

CAP hosts an event looking at how children and their parents are negatively affected by the ideology, laws, and policies directed toward LGBT people in the United States.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Making Public Policy Work for All Households

book_alt2 icon Report Jennifer Chrisler, Ineke Mushovic, and Jeff Krehely outline a new report with recommendations on how to improve laws that disadvantage the large number of children with LGBT parents in our country.

By Jennifer Chrisler, Ineke Mushovic, and Jeff Krehely | Tuesday, October 25, 2011

National Coming Out Day in Church

Eleni Towns presents five ways that major Christian groups support lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality in our nation.

By Eleni Towns | Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Small Businesses Support Fairness

CAP polling reveals that a majority of small-business owners support workplace protections for gay and transgender employees, write Crosby Burns and Jeff Krehely.

By Crosby Burns and Jeff Krehely | Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Unequal Aid

book_alt2 icon Report Crosby Burns discusses the federal financial aid process for LGBT applicants and families headed by same-sex couples.

By Crosby Burns | Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Repealing DOMA Allows FAFSA to Recognize Families with Same-Sex Parents

Following repeal of DOMA, the Department of Education would be able to issue regulations and subregulatory guidance that allow the FAFSA and financial aid institutions to fully recognize families headed by same-sex couples.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Fact Sheet: LGBT Discrimination in Higher Education Financial Aid

Crosby Burns runs through how current financial aid processes lead to unequal outcomes for gay and transgender individuals and their families.

By Crosby Burns | Wednesday, August 24, 2011

The Evolution of Support for Marriage Equality

A number of national polls have affirmed that a majority of the public now supports marriage equality for same-sex couples. As the president’s view on marriage equality continues to evolve, so too does public opinion.

By Crosby Burns | Thursday, June 16, 2011

A Nation of Support for Marriage Equality

For the first time ever, a majority of Americans support marriage equality, proving that the public is moving ahead of the religious institutions and politicians living in the past, writes Sally Steenland.

By Sally Steenland | Monday, March 21, 2011