SIGN THIS PETITION: We stand with Anthony Sullivan in his fight for recognition of his marriage to Richard Adams. The Obama administration should reverse the 1975 Green Card denial in which the Immigration Service called this gay couple “two faggots.”

SIGN THIS PETITION: We stand with Anthony Sullivan in his fight for recognition of his marriage to Richard Adams. The Obama administration should reverse the 1975 Green Card denial in which the Immigration Service called this gay couple “two faggots.”

June 14th, 2014

Anthony Sullivan in May 2014 Richard Adams and Anthony Sullivan in 1975 Photo Credit: Pat Rocco In 1975, gay rights pioneers, Anthony (Tony) Sullivan, an Australian, and Richard Adams, an American citizen, were one of the first same-sex couples in the United States[...]

Watch Trailer for “Limited Partnership,” the Upcoming Documentary Film about Pioneering Gay Rights Activists, Anthony Sullivan and Richard Adams, Whose Historic 1975 Marriage and Fight for a Green Card Defined the Modern Marriage Equality Movement

Watch Trailer for “Limited Partnership,” the Upcoming Documentary Film about Pioneering Gay Rights Activists, Anthony Sullivan and Richard Adams, Whose Historic 1975 Marriage and Fight for a Green Card Defined the Modern Marriage Equality Movement

May 20th, 2014

 The upcoming documentary feature film “Limited Partnership” will have its world premiere on June 14 at the prestigious Los Angeles Film Festival. The film recounts the personal story of gay rights pioneers Anthony (Tony) Sullivan and Richard Adams, one of the first[...]

Listen: Anthony Sullivan Speaks After Filing Motion to Re-open with USCIS

Listen: Anthony Sullivan Speaks After Filing Motion to Re-open with USCIS

April 25th, 2014

In a follow-up interview with The Queer Public Broadcast Anthony Sullivan describes his experience after filing a motion to reopen the 1975 green card case based on his marriage to Richard Adams. On April 21, 1975, after learning that the county[...]

Anthony Sullivan Speaks Out, Fights to Reverse 1975 Green Card Denial Based on Historic Marriage

Anthony Sullivan Speaks Out, Fights to Reverse 1975 Green Card Denial Based on Historic Marriage

April 23rd, 2014

Statement by Anthony Sullivan, April 22, 2014: “On Monday, April 21, I appeared at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in downtown Los Angeles to ask the federal government to revisit their denial of the green card petition that filed by my[...]

UPDATE: Anthony Sullivan, Gay Rights Pioneer, Seeks Reversal of 1975 Green Card Denial Based on Historic Marriage

UPDATE: Anthony Sullivan, Gay Rights Pioneer, Seeks Reversal of 1975 Green Card Denial Based on Historic Marriage

April 22nd, 2014

On Monday, April 21, at 10 a.m., Anthony Sullivan, a 72-year-old gay immigrant, asked the Los Angeles Field Office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) to reopen his marriage-based green card petition which this same office denied four decades ago.   Sixteen months after[...]

Gay Immigrant Seeks Reversal of Infamous 1975 Green Card Denial, Based on Historic Same-Sex Marriage

Gay Immigrant Seeks Reversal of Infamous 1975 Green Card Denial, Based on Historic Same-Sex Marriage

April 18th, 2014

On Monday, April 21, at 10 a.m., Anthony Sullivan, a 72-year-old gay immigrant, will ask the Los Angeles Field Office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) to reopen his marriage-based green card petition which this same office denied four[...]

USCIS Approves 2010 Green Card Petition for Pioneering Gay Couple Who Stopped the First DOMA Deportation

USCIS Approves 2010 Green Card Petition for Pioneering Gay Couple Who Stopped the First DOMA Deportation

September 24th, 2013

In the summer of 2010, Josh and Henry married in Connecticut, eight years after Henry first arrived in this country with his mother and sister from Venezuela. A failed employment-based immigration case filed by an unscrupulous lawyer had resulted in[...]

23 Years Together, Raising Four Children, Mark and Frédéric Rejoice at Their Approved Green Card Case

23 Years Together, Raising Four Children, Mark and Frédéric Rejoice at Their Approved Green Card Case

August 27th, 2013

In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Mark Himes and Frédéric Deloizy, stepped up to the front lines of the fight against DOMA early on in 2011 by filing a marriage-based green card petition and advocating for full equality for their family. As a foreigner,[...]

Green Card Granted: Victory over DOMA for Becky and Sanne in North Carolina

Green Card Granted: Victory over DOMA for Becky and Sanne in North Carolina

August 5th, 2013

Late Sunday night, DOMA Project co-founder, immigration attorney Lavi Soloway, boarded a red eye flight from Los Angeles to Charlotte, North Carolina, to witness the equal protection guarantee of the U.S. Constitution work its magic for a married binational lesbian[...]

Rick & Gonzalo: Same-Day Green Card Approval for Married Gay Couple in San Francisco, Just Hours After Interview

Rick & Gonzalo: Same-Day Green Card Approval for Married Gay Couple in San Francisco, Just Hours After Interview

August 1st, 2013

In 2012, after years of fighting DOMA as a binational couple from Argentina and San Francisco, Gonzalo proposed to Rick with two dozen beautiful red roses, along with chocolate, a large red heart, and a card that said, “You are[...]

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