DOMA

1:45pm

Mon March 25, 2013
Out in the Bay ~ call-in 3/28/13

Supreme Arguments Over Marriage: Live Call-in Thursday


Out in the Bay breaks format for a live, hour-long call-in, 7 - 8pm Thursday, on the marriage cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.  Kate Kendell of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, just back from witnessing the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8 Supreme Court arguments in person, fills us in on the proceedings with her astute insights and first-hand perspective. Internationally-known same-sex relationship lawyer Fred Hertz gives practical advice on what the potential rulings could mean for couples.

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3:26pm

Fri February 22, 2013
Out in the Bay - Feb. 21

Repealing DOMA to help bi-national LGBT couples

Judy Rickard, left, and her wife, Karen Bogliolo

  

2013 is shaping up to be a historic year for marriage equality. The Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, is facing repeal in Congress and the Supreme Court. DOMA is blocking the way for bi-national gay couples to be allowed to stay in the U.S.

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8:03pm

Thu February 21, 2013
Politics

Out In The Bay 2/21/13

Discussion on Defense of Marriage Act and its impact on LGBT bi-national couples.

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1:53am

Thu March 29, 2012
Out in the Bay - March 29, 2012

Taxing Topic: DOMA hits same-sex couples right in the assets!

Inequality hits LGBT people right in the assets. Remember all the hype about the “marriage penalty”?   Actually, most of the penalties come if you cannot marry. Legal inequities -- especially the federal Defense of Marriage Act -- allow or even require discrimination in taxes, pensions, health care, real estate and much more. At this taxing time of year, financial advisor Mark Grace (photo 2) and estate planning attorney Susan von Herrmann (photo 2) fill us in on the extra steps queer people must take to protect themselves and their families financially.

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