VIDEOS – 2013


20132012 | 2011 | 2010

The DOMA Project Responds to the Supreme Court Ruling on DOMA

June 26, 2013 – In a groundbreaking and historic ruling, the Supreme Court of the United States has placed itself on the right side of history and found Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) to be an unconstitutional exercise of federal authority and a violation of the equal protection guarantee of the U.S. Constitution in a 5-4 decision authored by Justice Kennedy.


Catriona & Cathy: Moms Fight DOMA to Keep Their Family Together

June 24, 2013 – Cathy and Catriona met in 2006 while trekking in the Himalayas. Now mothers to a son from Guatemala and two daughters from Haiti, Cathy and Catriona married in May, 2012. Their green card application can only be approved if DOMA is struck down by the Supreme Court.


FAQ from Couples Preparing for the Post-DOMA Universe

June 2, 2013 – fifth in a series of workshops provided by the DOMA Project in conjunction with the Love Honor Cherish Foundation. The DOMA Project founder, attorney Lavi Soloway answers questions from binational LGBT couples.


Missing Husband – Separated Binational Couple Speaks Out

May 13, 2013 – Since meeting David in 2007, Jason has returned to LA over a dozen times but is now being warned he will no longer be allowed to visit as a tourist. Aside from separating this married binational couple on birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, and countless other occasions DOMA has cost the couple upwards of $12,000 on flights alone and forced Jason to put his career on hold.


In-depth Information on Fiancé(e) Visa Petitions

May 12, 2013 – fourth in a series of workshops provided by the DOMA Project in conjunction with the Love Honor Cherish Foundation. The DOMA Project founder, attorney Lavi Soloway provides in-depth information on Fiancé(e) Visa Petitions.


Our Faces – Families Fight to Defeat DOMA

May 7, 2013 – Thousands of gay and lesbian binational couples have joined together in the fight to defeat DOMA. DOMA has destroyed much, but our love endures. We have fought this fight for love, and we will win. (The soundtrack was written and performed by a gay man who was banned from the United States for 10 years because of DOMA, and now lives in exile with his American husband.)


Comprehensive Immigration Reform and DOMA

May 7, 2013 – third in a series of workshops provided by the DOMA Project in conjunction with the Love Honor Cherish Foundation. The DOMA Project founder, attorney Lavi Soloway discusses how the upcoming Supreme Court decision on DOMA will impact Comprehensive Immigration Reform with a focus on how UAFA will be impacted.


FAQ by Lesbian and Gay Binational Couples

Apr 28, 2013 – second in a series of workshops provided by the DOMA Project in conjunction with the Love Honor Cherish Foundation. The DOMA Project founder, attorney Lavi Soloway, answers the most frequently asked questions that have been submitted to the DOMA Project by gay and lesbian binational couples.


Green Card Basics for Same-Sex Couples After DOMA

Apr 14, 2013 – This one-hour workshop by attorney Lavi Soloway focuses on the law and procedure for marriage-based green card petitions and fiancé(e) visas petitions for couples in the US, couples who are separated, and couples who are abroad.


Ariana and Diana: Two Moms Stand Up to DOMA

Apr 4, 2013 – Ariana and Diana met over a decade ago through the Latina lesbian community while living in San Francisco. Now married and the mothers of 2-year-old Gabriela, they dread the thought of their family being torn apart because of the Defense of Marriage Act.


Lavi Soloway, DOMA Project founder, interviewed on ABC Up Close

Mar 24, 2013 – Attorney Lavi Soloway discusses what’s at stake for gay binational couples in the lead up to this week’s oral arguments of DOMA at the Supreme Court.


TRAILER – Love Stories: Binational Couples on the Front Lines Against DOMA

Mar 23, 2013 – A series of short films produced by the DeVote Campaign and the DOMA Project, featuring lesbian and gay spouses living under the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which prevents the federal government from recognizing their marriages for immigration purposes.


Lavi Soloway, DOMA Project founder – MSNBC with Thomas Roberts

Feb 25, 2013 – Lavi Soloway, DOMA Project founder, discusses Obama administration brief on DOMA.


Judy and Karin – Golden Girls Fight for Their Marriage

Feb 11, 2013 – Judy and Karin make use of retirement by relentlessly fighting for equality.


Becky, Sanne, and Willow – Asheville Family Speaks Out

Jan 31, 2013 – From Seneca Falls to Selma to Stonewall to Asheville, North Carolina: Becky and Sanne with daughter Willow fight for the right to be together in this country.

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