Post-DOMA Questions, College Student Edition

By: Saturday June 29, 2013 9:00 am

Edith Windsor has a big tax refund coming, and other LGBT married couples have won a victory for their relationships with the recent SCOTUS ruling in US v Windsor. But lots of questions remain in the wake of the demise of DOMA. For example, consider life for a college student in a same-sex marriage who attends a state where the state constitution says only opposite-sex marriages “shall be recognized by the state as entitling the parties to the rights or incidents of marriage.”

There’s still a lot of work to do. Just ask LGBT sort-of-but-not-really-married students at places like the University of Kansas.

 

DOJ to Federal Court: Grant Edith Windsor Her Refund, DOMA is Unconstitutional

By: Saturday August 20, 2011 5:00 pm

This is a very exciting step forward for married same-sex couples everywhere who seek to be treated the same as other married couples by our federal government.

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