DOMA ruled “Unconstitutional” by 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan

In another ruling favoring marriage equality, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled yesterday (Oct. 18, ’12) that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was unconstitutional and could not be used to deny benefits to married same sex couples. The ruling on the matter Windsor v. United States cited “In re Estate of […]

What’s The Real Story Here?

The New York Post headline screams on October 1, 2012: “Judge rejects birth mother and gives custody to partner” and the article claims that it is the first such New York State case involving a same sex couple. Is this news? I think so, but perhaps not for the reason you might think. I don’t […]