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Post-DOMA deluge: More lawsuits demand marriage rights


It hasn’t even been two months since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the key part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, but “the lay of the land is getting a bit complicated,” according to James Esseks, director of the ACLU’s National LGBT and AIDS Project.

Esseks was one of the attorneys involved in pressing the case of Edith Windsor, which led to a historic June 26 decision striking down the core provision of DOMA.

Assessing the deluge of litigation since then, “it’s hard to keep count,” Esseks said.

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Town hall on July 2 to discuss what SCOTUS rulings mean to Georgia


UPDATE on July 1: The Rush Center is completely booked for this town hall, but people can still register to attend online by clicking here.

There's a time to celebrate. And now it's time to get back to work.

Georgia Equality and Lambda Legal team up on July 2 for a town hall meeting to discuss what the recent Supreme Court rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Prop. 8 means for Georgians.

The meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Phillip Rush Center, 1530 DeKalb Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307.