5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 4

1. Buzzfeed's Chris Geidner rounds up the briefs being filed this week with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of marriage equality.2. “Because a lot of people who go into prison go into prison straight -- a...
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King & Spalding employees told not to speak publicly about DOMA

What Atlanta's King & Spalding attorneys and employees think about the Defense of Marriage Act and their opinion on how they feel about the international law firm's decision to take on defending the Defense of Marriage Act will not be known, at least for the foreseeable future.

A story in the MetroWeekly states that all employees of the firm "are barred from advocating for the Respect of Marriage Act — the bill that would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act — in the 112the Congress, according to the terms of the contract to defend DOMA that King & Spalding partner signed on the firm's behalf on April 14."