Elizabeth Schwartz

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    Defense of Marriage Act Is Unconstitutional, Supreme Court Rules

    In a major move toward gay marriage equality, the Supreme Court has ruled that the federal Defense of Marriage Act -- which denied federal benefits such as social security survivor payments to gay couples -- is unconstitutional. What does that mean for Florida's gay couples? State law still forbid ... More >>

  • News

    July 16, 2009

    'Til Death

    Why did a gay-rights activist stab her wife with a screwdriver 222 times?

  • News

    May 23, 2002

    Queer Adoption

    Florida's ban on gays as adoptive foster parents is medieval