Tag: civil liberties union

2 new lawsuits challenge Defense of Marriage Act

LARRY NEUMEISTER and PAT EATON-ROBB  |  Associated Press NEW YORK — Gay civil rights groups trying to build momentum for a possible Supreme Court showdown filed two lawsuits Tuesday, Nov. 9 that seek to strike down portions of a...

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Judge orders lesbian reinstated to Air Force

Ruling is 2nd this month declaring ‘don’t ask don’t tell’ unconstitutional GENE JOHNSON  |  Associated Press TACOMA, Wash. — A federal judge ruled Friday, Sept. 24 that a decorated flight nurse discharged...

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Local briefs • 09.03.10

Artists Against AIDS auction set for October at Community Arts Center AIDS Outreach Center of Tarrant County’s annual Artists Against AIDS Silent Art Auction is set for Oct. 23, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Fort Worth Community Arts...

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Miss. lesbian student sues over rejected tux photo

SHELIA BYRD  |  Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. — Another teenage lesbian is suing a rural Mississippi school district, this time over a policy banning young women from wearing tuxedos in senior yearbook portraits. Ceara...

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ACLU sues Alaska over same-sex property taxes

MARY PEMBERTON  |  Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday, Aug. 3 challenging the way property taxes are assessed for households headed by same-sex couples. State...

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