Exiled to Paris Because of DOMA, Ruben and Bruno Share Their Dream to Return to the U.S.

Exiled to Paris Because of DOMA, Ruben and Bruno Share Their Dream to Return to the U.S.

April 19th, 2013

My name is Ruben and I am a citizen of the United States of America.  Over 6 years ago, Bruno and I met in Los Angeles and it may sound cliché but it was “love at first sight”. Bruno is[...]

Mike & Erdi: Love Story That Began On Father-Son Trip Leads to Filing of Fiancé Visa Petition and a Move to Turkey

Mike & Erdi: Love Story That Began On Father-Son Trip Leads to Filing of Fiancé Visa Petition and a Move to Turkey

April 18th, 2013

My name is Michael Curtis. I am 38 years old. I was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. For the past ten years, I have lived in California; first in San Francisco and then in Los Angeles. Earlier this year, I[...]

In Texas, Joe & Gabriel Celebrate Five Years Together, But DOMA Threatens their Future

In Texas, Joe & Gabriel Celebrate Five Years Together, But DOMA Threatens their Future

April 18th, 2013

Five years ago, on April 5th, 2008 I was enjoying my last afternoon in my first New York trip and I decided to spend it at an Expo at the Javits Center. I never thought that day my life was[...]

Married Lesbian Binational Couple in Kentucky Celebrate Ten Years Together, Share Their Story and Fight DOMA

Married Lesbian Binational Couple in Kentucky Celebrate Ten Years Together, Share Their Story and Fight DOMA

April 17th, 2013

In June, Lujza and I will celebrate our 10-year anniversary as a couple, and our 2-year wedding anniversary. A decade together is a milestone and achievement for any couple, but because we are a binational same-sex couple, we have had[...]

Forced to Move Back and Forth Between Los Angeles and Johannesburg, Avril and Rika Share Why DOMA Must Go

Forced to Move Back and Forth Between Los Angeles and Johannesburg, Avril and Rika Share Why DOMA Must Go

April 16th, 2013

Rika and I met in 1997 in Johannesburg, South Africa, where we were both born and raised. We are both film and television editors. I had been on my own for twenty years and had begun to believe that was[...]

Jen and Rachel: Making Every Day Count in the Fight to Defeat DOMA

Jen and Rachel: Making Every Day Count in the Fight to Defeat DOMA

April 15th, 2013

You could call it fate, coincidence or the stars aligning, but against all odds (including two broken down subway lines), our paths happened to cross in the most unlikely little corner of Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York. Whatever led us[...]

VIDEO: Watch Our Workshop,

VIDEO: Watch Our Workshop, "Green Card Basics for Same-Sex Couples After DOMA"

April 15th, 2013

This video is the first in the series of live streamed workshops produced by the DOMA Project and hosted by co-founder, attorney Lavi Soloway. It was live streamed on Sunday April 14, 2013.  Green Card Basics for Same-Sex Couples after DOMA[...]

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Green Card Basics for Same-Sex Couples After DOMA

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Green Card Basics for Same-Sex Couples After DOMA

April 14th, 2013

 Green Card Basics for Same-Sex Couples After DOMA  Live streamed on You Tube on Sunday, April 14 9 a.m. Pacific Time / 12 p.m. Eastern Time/ 5 p.m. British Summer Time VIEW WORKSHOP RECORDING The workshop will focus on the law and procedure for[...]

Love at First Sight: Jamie and Vanessa Fight DOMA to Plan a Future Together

Love at First Sight: Jamie and Vanessa Fight DOMA to Plan a Future Together

April 10th, 2013

It all started in 2010, during the Women’s Football World Championship in Sweden over the summer. Six nations, including Austria and the U.S., competed against each other, and there she was. Jamie. After playing against her, seeing her off and on[...]

Paul and Micha Refuse to be Uprooted from their Colorado Community, Share Their Story in the Fight Against DOMA

Paul and Micha Refuse to be Uprooted from their Colorado Community, Share Their Story in the Fight Against DOMA

April 8th, 2013

My name is Paul Dankers and I am from St. Croix Falls, WI.  I grew up as the fourth in a family of six children.  I was raised in a relatively fundamentalist Christian home, went to Valley Christian School, and attended[...]

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