Archive for November, 2012

Our Story: Susan and Julie

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

We are a Family: Susan and Julie The United States recently celebrated Thanksgiving and, while I am giving thanks for many things, one of my greatest sorrows during this holiday season is that my loving partner, Julie, was not with me to celebrate this greatest of American family holidays. Julie is my family – my  Read More »

PRESS RELEASE: Daughter of U.S. Army Veteran Calls on Congress for Help

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, November 29, 2012 Media Contact: Heather Cronk, heather@getequal.org, 202-505-5217 Amos Lim, amos@out4immigration.org, 347-Out-4Imm Daughter of U.S. Army Veteran Calls on Congress for Help Binational Same-Sex Couples to Congress: “Enact LGBT-Inclusive Immigration Reform!” As Americans across the country celebrate the holiday season with family, some Americans are forced to observe the holiday  Read More »

Calls Ring Out for Uganda to “Arrest Me, Too!”

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Across the United States, thousands of Americans have signed a petition calling on American right-wing politicians with ties to the Ugandan government to intervene with a bill making its way through the Ugandan Parliament right now that would call for the execution of anyone engaging in same-sex behavior, imprisonment for anyone known to be helping LGBT  Read More »

Press Release: Peace Corps Volunteer Asks Congress for Help

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Media Contact: Heather Cronk, heather@getequal.org, 202-505-5217 Amos Lim, amos@out4immigration.org, 347-Out-4Imm Peace Corps Volunteer Asks Congress to Pass Inclusive Immigration Reform After Giving Two Years of His Life to the Peace Corps, Former Volunteer Wants to Spend Rest of His Life with Ecuadorian Partner CHICAGO, IL – As Americans across  Read More »

Our Story: Brad and Raul

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

As we head into Thanksgiving celebrations, GetEQUAL, Out4Immigration, and The DOMA Project are highlighting just a few of the stories of binational same-sex couples and the struggles they encounter daily in order to be together. We’re thankful to Out4Immigration for compiling these stories, and to Brad and Raul for sharing their story… Our Story: Brad  Read More »

Our Story: Art and Stuart

Monday, November 26th, 2012

As we head from Thanksgiving into the December holiday season, GetEQUAL and Out4Immigration are highlighting just a few of the stories of binational same-sex couples and the struggles they encounter daily in order to be together. This is the second in the series, and we’re thankful to both Out4Immigration and to Art and Stuart for  Read More »

PRESS RELEASE: Texas Man Separated From Husband Over Holidays by U.S. Law

Monday, November 26th, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, November 26, 2012 Media Contact: Heather Cronk, heather@getequal.org, 202-505-5217 Amos Lim, amos@out4immigration.org, 347-Out-4Imm Texas Man Separated From Husband This Holiday Season Due to U.S. Law Binational Same-Sex Couples to Congress: “Enact LGBT-Inclusive Immigration Reform!” SAN ANTONIO, TX — As Americans across the country prepare Thanksgiving dishes and celebrate the holiday with  Read More »

Our Story: Tammy and Sally

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

As we head into Thanksgiving celebrations, GetEQUAL and Out4Immigration are highlighting just a few of the stories of binational same-sex couples and the struggles they encounter daily in order to be together. This is the second in the series, and we’re thankful to both Out4Immigration and to Tammy and Sally for sharing this story… Our  Read More »

RELEASE: Grandmother Separated From Family Calls on Congress to Find Solution

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, November 22, 2012 Media Contact: Heather Cronk, heather@getequal.org, 202-505-5217 Amos Lim, amos@out4immigration.org, 347-Out-4Imm Grandmother of Two Remains Separated From Family Due to U.S. Law Calls on Congress to Enact LGBT-Inclusive Immigration Reform TEXAS — As Americans across the country prepare Thanksgiving dishes and celebrate the holiday with family, some Americans are  Read More »

Our Story: Gina and Katie

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

As we head into Thanksgiving celebrations, GetEQUAL and Out4Immigration are highlighting just a few of the stories of binational same-sex couples and the struggles they encounter daily in order to be together. This is the second in the series, and we’re thankful to both Out4Immigration and to Gina and Katie for sharing this story… Cats  Read More »