• Obergefell v. Hodges: the landmark 2015 ruling on same-sex marriage by the Supreme Court of the United States.
  • FMLA Factsheet and FMLA Final Rule from the US Department of Labor in February 2015 changing the definition of "spouse" to include the spouses of a legal, same-sex marriages regardless of whether the state in which the spouses live recognizes their marriage. 
  • 6th Circuit Decision from November 6, 2014, upholding the same-sex marriage bans in the states of Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee. 
  • Executive Order 13672 from July 21, 2014: recent Executive Order signed by President Obama that amends Executive Order 11478 which forbids employment discrimination in the executive branch, by adding “gender identity” to the protected classes and  also amends Executive Order 11246 which forbids employment discrimination by government contractors by adding both “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the protected classes.  
  • BURWELL v. HOBBY LOBBY STORES, INC.: June 30, 2014, decision by the Supreme Court of the United States holding that closely held corporations can have religious beliefs that would be violated if they were required to pay for certain types of contraception for their female employees.
  • Memorandum to President Obama from Attorney General Holder on the implementation of US v. Windsor as applied to federal programs and benefits.
  • US v Windsor: 2013 US Supreme Court ruling that held that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional.
  • California "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Decision
  • In The Matter of the Marriage of J.B. AND H.B.: 2010 Dallas Same-Sex Divorce Case
  • 2010 EEOC Discrimination Cases:
    v. Family Dollar
    v. Grief Brothers
    v. Turkey Hill Dairy
  • LGBT Domestic Violence Toolkit: from the American Bar Association and the National LGBT Bar Association. 
  • What rights do I have as an LGBT victim of domestic violence? : from the American Bar Association and the National LGBT Bar Association. 
  • Civil Unions: by Michael Wade Jackson, Texas Workforce Commission, from the 2010 State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting.   
  • Diversity Forum: The Legal Profession in 2010: More diverse than ever or experiencing diversity fatigue? - moderated by Lisa Tatum, including panelists: Linda Bray Chanow, D’Arcy Kemnitz, Hon. J. Dale Wainwright, and Gaines West, from the 2010 State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting.
  • GLBT Civil Rights Issues: by Matt Nosanchuk, United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, from the 2010 State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting
  • Just Like Everyone,  by G.M. Filisko, posted Feb 1, 2010, American Bar Association Journal.
  • Diversity Resources from the State Bar of Texas