Friday, January 1, 2010

The good, the bad, and the ugly: Top Ten 2009 landmarks for GLBT couples

GREAT post from Pams House Blend on landmarks, for good or ill, in 2009 in the struggle for equality for GLBT couples. Read the whole thing for explanations, but here's the list:

10. Obama Extends Some Health Care, Other Benefits to Domestic Partners of Federal Employees

9. Congress Amends the Hate Crimes Act to Include Sexual Orientation as Protected Class

8. Colorado and Nevada Pass Limited Domestic Partnership Laws

7. New York Senate Rejects Gay Marriage

6. D.C. Council Votes to Legalize Gay Marriages and Recognize Ones From Other States

5. California Supreme Court Upholds Proposition 8

4. Washington Passes Everything-But-Marriage Law, Citizens Affirm Through Referendum 71

3. Wisconsin Passes Domestic Partnership Law Despite Constitutional Ban on Gay Marriage

2. Maine Passes Same Sex Marriage Law, Voters Overturn It

1. Iowa, New Hampshire, and Vermont Legalize Gay Marriage

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