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Our History and Our Present

Legal Eagles: Pauli Murray’s Impact on LGBTQ+ Law

We owe an enormous debt of gratitude to the late Rev. Dr. Pauli Murray, who, in 21st century terms, was a gender non-conforming attorney, activist, scholar, writer, professor and priest.

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Starting a Business During a Pandemic

Legal Eagles: Might Not Be as Crazy as It Sounds

If you’ve thought about starting a business but never had the time, or found other excuses to keep you from taking the initial leap, consider this (now) to be a sign to go for it, even during the pandemic.

From the Softball Field to the Supreme Court [1]

On June 15, 2020, in the middle of Pride Month, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision holding that the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects LGBTQ individuals from employment discrimination.

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Bostock v. Clayton County

Legal Eagles: What the Landmark Ruling Means for LGBT Rights

Before the Supreme Court’s ruling in Bostock, sexual orientation or gender identity were not always included as a protected class — essentially leaving room for discrimination against LGBT individuals to take place.

You are Healthy. You are Well.

Legal Eagles: You Still Need an Estate Plan During COVID-19

In times of uncertainty, it is natural for people to worry about having their affairs in order and making sure their loved ones are protected. The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted many people to review or prepare their estate plan.

Divorce in the Pandemic Pandemonium

Legal Eagles: Navigating Separation, Divorce, and Co-Parenting Issues During COVID-19

So many things are out of everyone’s control right now. Neither divorce nor co-parenting are “one-size-fits-all” operations even under the best of normal, non-pandemic circumstances.

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Divorce: Stop. Collaborate. Listen.

Legal Eagles: An Inside Look at the Collaborative Family Law Process in LGBTQ Divorce

Chances are neither you nor your spouse ever imagined divorce negotiations when you planned your wedding vows. How things can change.

How Discrimination Affects the LGBTQ Population

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With more than 5.5 million LGBTQ individuals living in the United States, it’s important to recognize not only our progress in furthering equality efforts, but also the barriers LGBTQ people still face in fair and equal access to employment, housing, healthcare, and public accommodation.

Transgender Children in Custody Battles

Legal Eagles: What Parents Can Learn from the Younger v. Georgulas Case

The Younger/Georgulas case out of Texas highlights a custody dispute between the parents of a seven-year-old born as male whom the mother (as well as other caregivers, including teachers) believes identifies as a female named “Luna.”