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Gavin Grim Prevails Over Former High School in Court

Gavin Grim Prevails Over Former High School in Court

BY ARTHUR S. LEONARD | Opening up a new chapter in Gavin Grimm’s continuing battle to vindicate his rights as a transgender man, US District Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen, on May 22, denied the Gloucester County, Virginia, School Board’s motion to dismiss the latest version of the case the young man first filed in […]

This Week Marriage Equality Litigation Amps Up to Full Throttle

This Week Marriage Equality Litigation Amps Up to Full Throttle

BY ARTHUR S. LEONARD | As anticipation builds for the first federal appellate arguments on marriage equality since last June’s Supreme Court decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act’s ban on federal recognition of legal same-sex marriages, new developments in litigation efforts across the nation continue to pile up. On April 10, a panel of […]

Virginia Marriage Equality Ruling the New Normal –– and a Big Deal

Virginia Marriage Equality Ruling the New Normal –– and a Big Deal

BY ARTHUR S. LEONARD | Since the US Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act’s denial of federal recognition to same-sex marriages, every judge in federal and state courts ruling on motions for summary judgment has concluded that bans on performing or recognizing same-sex marriages violate, as a matter of law, the US Constitution’s […]