The “After DOMA: What It Means for You” LGBT Organizations Fact Sheet Series details many of the ways federal agencies accord legal respect to married same-sex couples.
The Supreme Court repealing Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act will help LGBT immigrants married to American citizens and lawful permanent residents, but more must be done for our immigrant community.
The Supreme Court stripped private parties of the ability to appeal a decision striking Proposition 8. The court also held that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional, representing a huge victory for same-sex couples and equal justice under the law.
Comprehensive sex education is critical to young people’s sexual health and benefits all students, including LGBT youth.
While the Senate’s immigration-reform bill does not include protections for same-sex immigrant couples, it creates a road map to citizenship and a range of key protections for LGBT undocumented immigrants.
Video Kellan Baker and Andrew Cray explain the impact of health reform for the LGBT community and how LGBT community members and organizations can get involved in implementing the law.
As the Supreme Court decides who can say “I do,” finally passing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act is something that Congress must do.
This year, members of Congress can help prevent LGBT youth homelessness by ensuring that schools are safe and inclusive spaces for all students, and by directing existing homeless-youth programs to specifically target LGBT youth.
Report If fairness and equality are part of America’s basic workplace bargain, this bargain is clearly broken for LGBT workers. This broken bargain, in turn, can create an untenable situation for employers.
Get the facts on several of the major program and policy changes that are being made under the health reform law and what they mean for the LGBT community.
These preventable threats to the health of LGBT youth are widespread, but Congress can act to reduce their harm on this vulnerable population.
Issue Brief This guide provides a basic overview of the Affordable Care Act, a review of how the act helps you and your family, and an explanation of how you and your family can access affordable health insurance.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid will soon begin collecting information about applicants who have same-sex parents, giving them equal access to college financial aid.
Issue Brief Many transgender people lack health insurance and face discrimination from health care companies. Certain states are taking steps to prevent discrimination, and on the national level, the Affordable Care Act prohibits insurance discrimination.