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In the beginning of the year, a new mandate directed insurance companies offering health coverage to opposite sex couples to make available the same options for same-sex, married couples. Since the decision handed down by the United States Supreme Court clearly grants the legal rights for LGBT couples to… Read More

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While there are currently thirty seven states which officially recognize same sex marriage, including the nation’s capitol, there are still thirteen states that don’t legally accommodate gay and lesbian couples, even if those same couples were legally married in another jurisdiction. Florida residents can now apply for and receive… Read More

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Over three hundred republican lawmakers, operatives, and consultants, have filed an amicus brief, or friend of the court brief, asking the United States Supreme Court to recognize gay marriage nationwide. The brief states that lack of a nationally defined right to same sex marriage is unconstitutional because it does… Read More

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The battle for equal rights for the LGBT community just took a new turn, but one that’s more about posturing than principle or progress. Back in November of this year, the United States Supreme Court was put on notice the issue of gay marriage would again be on its… Read More

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Four judicial decisions in the past three weeks. That is the pace at which marriage equality is beginning to take hold in the state of Florida. The legal trend began just a few weeks ago and continued on through Monday when Broward Circuit Court Judge Dale Cohen struck down the… Read More

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If you and your partner were married in 2013 or previously, the much publicized Supreme Court decision of last year has a big impact on how to file your income tax return. First and foremost, the 5-4 decision is a big step toward equality, but it doesn’t outright allow… Read More