22 Years After They First Met, Gay Dads and Their Four Children Fight DOMA To Keep Their Family Together

22 Years After They First Met, Gay Dads and Their Four Children Fight DOMA To Keep Their Family Together

January 9th, 2012

We are Mark and Frédéric. After more than 20 years, four children, and three houses, we are still unsure of our future. Like any other parents in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania where we live, we spend our days taking care of our family, making[...]

Greg and Guillermo: A Romance, A Separation, A Wedding. And the Fight Against DOMA.

Greg and Guillermo: A Romance, A Separation, A Wedding. And the Fight Against DOMA.

January 5th, 2012

2011 - Where We Are Now. By the time New York got around to legalizing same-sex marriage last summer, Guillermo and I already had something to celebrate. We’d just been reunited after nine months apart—a time spent scrambling to fix the[...]

Gay Binational Couple Challenges the Obama Administration: End DOMA Exile, Let us Come Home for the Holidays

Gay Binational Couple Challenges the Obama Administration: End DOMA Exile, Let us Come Home for the Holidays

December 19th, 2011

VIDEO: Gay Couple Challenges Hillary Clinton’s Pledge to Protect Human Rights of LGBT Persons Around the Globe LGBT Organizations Call on Secretary Napolitano to Bring Exiled Lesbian and Gay Couples Home Thousands of Binational Lesbian and Gay Couples Remain Exiled or Separated Due to DOMA NEW[...]

Chicago Congressman Speaks Out Against DOMA, Submits Testimony of Binational Couples into the Congressional Record

Chicago Congressman Speaks Out Against DOMA, Submits Testimony of Binational Couples into the Congressional Record

December 18th, 2011

On Wednesday December 7, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (D-IL) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives against the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), citing testimony received from prominent speakers and community organizations during a field hearing held in[...]

6 YEARS TOGETHER, 5,000 MILES APART: DOMA Keeps Two Women From The Life They Dream Of

6 YEARS TOGETHER, 5,000 MILES APART: DOMA Keeps Two Women From The Life They Dream Of

December 15th, 2011

 Laws. Laws are what make people behave (supposedly) in a good way, what make them what we call good citizens of a country. They rule our lives and most of the time we do not think about them; they are[...]

"I'm So Proud of My Two Sons," A California Mother Speaks Out Against DOMA

December 12th, 2011

When my son, Brandon, told me he was gay, I thought it was just a phase! He was about to begin his final semester of college and had been through some brief relationships with some (in my opinion) unsuitable girlfriends.[...]

Victory for Monica & Cristina! Government Closes Deportation Case Against Married Lesbian Couple in New York

Victory for Monica & Cristina! Government Closes Deportation Case Against Married Lesbian Couple in New York

December 6th, 2011

Immigration & Customs Enforcement Closes Deportation Case Against Argentinean Lesbian, Monica Alcota, Based on Ties to Community Including Marriage to her Spouse, Cristina Ojeda First Case of a Married Gay Couple Closed Since New DHS’ November 17 Announcement That “Working Group”[...]

Young Love, Determined to Fight for the Right to Build A Future Together, Despite DOMA

Young Love, Determined to Fight for the Right to Build A Future Together, Despite DOMA

December 5th, 2011

It will be two years this December since I first met my husband. I am a 22 year-old American citizen. My husband came to this country from Mexico in search of a better, safer life. For the last year and a[...]

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What You Can Do To Help: One Binational Couple Speaks Out

December 4th, 2011

The DOMA Project’s Stop The Deportations, Separations and Exile campaign needs your help! If you are in a same sex bi-national relationship, are living in exile, separated, or are in deportation proceedings or living with the risk of deportation due to[...]

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Meet Our Team: Sveta, Brianna, Justin and Derek

December 4th, 2011

Since the launch of The DOMA Project's Stop the Deportations, Separations and Exile campaign in July 2010, we have successfully raised the profile of the impact of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on lesbian and gay binational couples.  Along the way, we[...]

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