This month, the LGBT community saw another pivotal advancement toward equality.
Though the equality divide seems to be inching closer with the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and other protective enactments, provisions are continuously being made to seal the gap for the LGBT community.
On Oct. 28, 2009, President Obama signed the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009 (18 U.S.C. Section 249) into law.
Because gays and lesbians do not have equality under federal or state law, it’s important to know what legal protections you do have and what precautions you can take to protect you and your loved ones.
While considering artificial insemination, individuals should understand the laws governing donor insemination in their state.
Business succession for LGBT businessowners
By Angela Giampolo
As same-sex marriage is not legal in most states, proper estate planning is particularly important for the LGBT community.