One week and 500 marriages after striking down Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage, the ruling was stayed and counties were enjoined from processing further marriage license applications.
A new executive order appends the categories of sexual orientation and gender identity to the existing framework prohibiting federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating against individuals.
The Ninth Circuit in SmithKline Beecham Corp. v. Abbott Labs. used heightened scrutiny to review an equal-protection claim based on sexual orientation.
By Monica Hof Wallace and Christopher Gerald Otten
A discussion of the federal court decision in Kentucky that focused on the recognition of same-sex marriages in Kentucky, rather than the right to enter into the marriage.
By Alan S. Gassman
IRS Revenue Ruling 2013-17 treats same-sex couples as married for federal income, estate, and gift tax purposes.
By Mark T. Hamby
An overview of recent decisions finding same-sex marriages and equality bans unconstitutional.
Don't miss this free roundtable on April 16, 2014, cosponsored by LGBT Litigator, Young Advocates, and Minority Trial Lawyer Committees.
The American Bar Association Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and the National LGBT Bar Association are pleased to announce their joint publication, OUT and ABOUT: The LGBT Experience in the Legal Profession, an edited collection of personal essays, to be published in the fall of 2013.
We are seeking authors to contribute to the LGBT Litigator.