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April 17, 2014   Join us on:  Facebook.  Twitter.  YouTube
Note From the Executive Director
 
Kevin M. Cathcart

From Las Vegas to Cincinnati, we're betting on equality here at Lambda Legal. In the past two weeks we launched two new federal cases. Last week, we filed a federal case seeking the freedom to marry in Nevada.

The lead plaintiffs, Beverly Sevcik, 73, and Mary Baranovich, 76, have been together for nearly 41 years and committed their lives to each other in October 1971. Together, they raised three children, and they are now grandmothers to their four grandchildren. They and the other seven couples we represent want the freedom to marry and the opportunity to honor the love and commitment they share. Read More »
 

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Marriage Equality Lawsuit in Nevada
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