Marriage Equality USA is not a legal organization. We do not provide legal advice of any kind. For specific legal questions/issues, please contact one of the organizations listed below.
The American Civil Liberties Union is the nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States.
New England's leading legal rights organization dedicated to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation, HIV status and gender identity and expression.
Resources available in or through the Ithaca College Library that should help you explore and research the topic of marriage equality, especially as it is related to legal and constitutional issues.
The National Center for Lesbian Rights is a national legal resource center committed to advancing the rights and safety of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, public policy advocacy, and public education.
From the Law Library at Rutgers University; compiled by Paul Axel-Lute; originally published in September 2002 and last updated 5 June 2012.
The Williams Institute advances sexual orientation law and public policy through rigorous, independent research and scholarship, and disseminates it to judges, legislators, policymakers, media and the public. A national think tank at UCLA Law, the Williams Institute produces high quality research with real-world relevance. Experts at the Williams Institute have authored dozens of public policy studies and law review articles, filed amicus briefs in key court cases, provided expert testimony at legislative hearings, been widely cited in the national media, and trained thousands of lawyers, judges and members of the public. By providing new ideas and reliable information, the Williams Institute makes a difference.
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