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  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Anthony Makk, Gay Australian, to Stay in Country -- For Now

    Anthony Makk, left, can stay for now​Anthony Makk, the gay San Franciscan who was in jeopardy of being deported back to his native Australia today, will be staying here a little longer. His attorneys are filing a spouse visa petition in a New York immigration court, which will buy Makk a little ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Bradford Wells, Gay San Franciscan, Fighting Against Husband's Deportation, Taken To Hospital

    Anthony Makk, left, with husband Bradford Wells​Update, 2:30 p.m.: Steve Ralls from Immigration Equality e-mailed SF Weekly to say that Bradford Wells did not have a heart attack. "I just received an update, and Bradford is back home from the hospital, and resting.  He did not have a heart a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Gay Binational Couples to File Lawsuit Challenging DOMA

    Gay couples are ready to rumble for equality in immigration law. ​Consider it the next major court battle against the Defense of Marriage Act: Gay Americans will file the first lawsuit to challenge DOMA on the grounds that it bars them from sponsoring a gay foreign spouse for a visa like straight ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Obama's Stance On DOMA Could Benefit Binational Gay Couples

    ​Political calculations are aflutter in response to the Obama administration's claim that it would no longer defend the Defense of Marriage Act, the law that limits marriage between a man and a woman. Here's one more: What does this mean for gay immigrants who are married?As we explored in a 2010 ... More >>

  • News

    June 9, 2010

    Worlds Apart

    Federal law gives gay citizens with foreign partners tough choices: Leave the U.S.A. Lose your love. Break the law.

  • News

    August 22, 2001

    The Adventures of Capt. GayMan

    The Bush administration has released the first- ever Army training manual on homosexual policy -- as a comic book

  • News

    January 31, 2001

    Asking, Telling

    The Pentagon claims gays who serve openly undermine the force, but a local researcher's evidence says otherwise. Could his work help President Bush make life better for gay soldiers than it ever was under Clinton?

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