Archive | March 2014

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Policy and Legal Update – March 24-30, 2014

Policy and Legal Update – March 24-30, 2014

MEUSA closely monitors marriage equality polls, ballots, laws, and lawsuits nationwide, and updates out website with changes in these areas on a near-daily basis. Every Monday we update you here with policy and legal updates covering the preceding week. You may also always find the most up-to-date information on the Current Policy & Legal Status page on the MEUSA website. See details on this week’s status updates…

Policy and Legal Update – March 17-24, 2014

Policy and Legal Update – March 17-24, 2014

MEUSA closely monitors marriage equality polls, ballots, laws, and lawsuits nationwide, and updates out website with changes in these areas on a near-daily basis. Every Monday we update you here with policy and legal updates covering the preceding week. You may also always find the most up-to-date information on the Current Policy & Legal Status page on the MEUSA website. See details on this week’s status updates…

Policy and Legal Update – March 10-16, 2014

Policy and Legal Update – March 10-16, 2014

MEUSA closely monitors marriage equality polls, ballots, laws, and lawsuits nationwide, and updates out website with changes in these areas on a near-daily basis. Every Monday we update you here with policy and legal updates covering the preceding week. You may also always find the most up-to-date information on the Current Policy & Legal Status page on the MEUSA website. See details on this week’s status updates…

Same-Sex Binational Couple Still Fighting to Return Home

Same-Sex Binational Couple Still Fighting to Return Home

Melanie Servetas and Claudia Amaral, a married, same-sex binational couple living in exile in Amaral’s home country of Brazil are one of the tens of thousands of couples who have found themselves caught in the backlog of cases waiting to be approved for an American green card. Read more…

Policy and Legal Update – March 3-9, 2014

Policy and Legal Update – March 3-9, 2014

MEUSA closely monitors marriage equality polls, ballots, laws, and lawsuits nationwide, and updates out website with changes in these areas on a near-daily basis. Every Monday we update you here with policy and legal updates covering the preceding week. You may also always find the most up-to-date information on the Current Policy & Legal Status page on the MEUSA website. Read more…

Reflections on Arizona’s Vetoed Anti-Gay Legislation: Time to Seize the Moment

Arizona’s recently failed attempt to enact a law permitting restaurants, hotels, and other businesses to deny services to LGBT people, under the guise of religious liberty, rightly raised the ire of LGBT people and all those who oppose discrimination. The nationwide attention the bill received also has a silver lining. Read more…

Policy and Legal Update – February 24-March 2, 2014

Policy and Legal Update – February 24-March 2, 2014

MEUSA closely monitors marriage equality polls, ballots, laws, and lawsuits nationwide, and updates out website with changes in these areas on a near-daily basis. Every Monday we update you here with policy and legal updates covering the preceding week. You may also always find the most up-to-date information on the Current Policy & Legal Status page on the MEUSA website. Read more…