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Gay Rights Activists Praise Insurance Mandate For Gender Transitions

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A New England gay rights organization is praising Connecticut’s Department of Insurance for informing insurers they must pay “covered expenses” for treatment related to a patient’s gender transition. 119 more words

News

Costs + Benefits = Outcome

Article:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/16/massachusetts-gay-marriage_n_4288726.html?utm_hp_ref=gay-marriage

Gay marriage acceptance was”almost impossible before Massachusetts opened the door on Nov. 18, 2003, with a Supreme Judicial Court ruling that declared a ban on gay marriages unconstitutional.” 46 more words

From Goodridge to Gill

by Mary Bonauto

Ten years ago, invoking our state constitution and the core promise of the “dignity and equality of all individuals,” the Supreme Judicial Court broke an historic barrier and Massachusetts became the first U.S. 983 more words

Legal

Honey Boo Boo And The Cake Boss Fight It Out On Family Feud

Jacob Elyachar
Staff Writer

There have been many epic meetings throughout television history.

From Scooby-Doo meeting Batman, and the Flintstones encountering the Jetsons, to the upcoming meeting between the Simpsons and the Griffins, these summits have always enlightened and entertained audiences. 199 more words

PopWrapped

Concord students choose transgender student as homecoming king

After Ray Ramsey was crowned Concord High’s homecoming king last weekend,
after the cheers from the crowd and hugs from friends, he walked over to… 849 more words

Transgender

Will Justices Take Note of New Gay Marriage Laws?.

Three U.S. states and three countries have approved same-sex unions just in the two months since the Supreme Court heard arguments over gay marriage, raising questions about how the developments might affect the justices’ consideration of the issue. 1,143 more words

United States

Good Day to be a NUSL Student

Massachusetts Attorney General, Martha Coakley, delivered the keynote address to jump start the Pathways to Practice class. She spoke with us about her path to becoming the AG, issues of professionalism and ethics, and her 6 tips for success at our first co-op and in our future career. 109 more words

Law School