Tag Archives: same sex marriage

Leech Lake has begun allowing same-sex marriages

More information is here.

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LA Times on Navajo Nation and the Coalition for Navajo Equality

Here. New Mexico has seen celebrations across the state since its highest court 10 days ago unanimously ruled it was unconstitutional to deny a marriage license to same-sex couples. Not so for the sovereign Navajo Nation, whose borders spill over … Continue reading

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Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Decisions

Here: Hollingsworth v. Perry – affirming lower court decision striking down Cal. Prop. 8 United States v. Windsor – striking down DOMA

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Santa Ysabel Announces Support of Same Sex Marriage

Among those who have suffered the denial of basic human rights in this country, Native Americans can unfortunately take a prominent place. Because their historic experience of prejudice strongly resonates to this day, the Santa Ysabel Tribe, founded in 1893 … Continue reading

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First Same Sex Couple Married at LTBB Invited to White House

Tim LaCroix and his longtime partner, Gene Barfield, will be guests of President Barack Obama on Thursday at a reception honoring LGBT Pride Month, MLive.com reportedtoday. LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. The men were married in March by … Continue reading

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Maori Love Song Sung in New Zealand Parliament Following Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage

AP story here. Slate Article including video of the song is here. NPR story here. Maori Party Speech/Press Release here.

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On Rob Portman and the 2011 Michigan Law School Commencement Protest

Turtle Talk usually looks forward only, but on a few rare occasions we look back into the archives to dig up interesting tidbits. Recall the post we did in 2011 on the silent protest from one-third of the Michigan Law … Continue reading

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First Same Sex Couple Married by Little Traverse Bay Band

AP Article here features a quote from Cherie Dominic, who is pictured below today (on her birthday!) with the newly married couple. Congratulations to Mr. Barfield and Mr. LaCroix!

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NBC News Coverage of Little Traverse Same-Sex Marriage Ceremony

Here.

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Michigan Indian, News, Tribal Codes, tribal constitutions, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Information Request on Tribal Same-Sex Marriage Laws and Proposals

I’m researching tribal laws and legislative proposals related to same-sex marriage. If you are interested in helping and have information on actual tribal laws or proposed laws relating to same-sex marriage (either allowing it or prohibiting it), please email me … Continue reading

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