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  Contributor Biography:  Gregory A. Johnson 
 
Gregory A. Johnson is Associate Professor at Vermont Law School, where he teaches courses in Constitutional Law, Apellate Advocacy, and Sexual Orientation and the Law. He served as co-counsel on Brause v. Bureau of Vital Statistics, Alaska's groundbreaking same-sex marriage case. Johnson has lectured across the country on same-sex marriage and other issues related to sexual orientation and the law. His publications include Vermont Civil Unions: The New Language of Marriage, and Making History in Vermont. He is a graduate of Cornell University and Notre Dame Law School. He serves on www.glbtq.com's board of editorial consultants.

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social sciences >> Anti-discrimination Statutes and Ordinances

Anti-discrimination statutes and ordinances have made a real difference in the lives of millions of glbtq individuals.

social sciences >> Civil Union

Vermont's Civil Union law conferred all the rights, benefits, and responsibilities of marriage on same-sex couples.

social sciences >> Romer v. Evans

Romer v. Evans (1996) marks the first time in its history that the U. S. Supreme Court recognized lesbians and gay men as worthy and deserving of equal rights.

social sciences >> Same-Sex Marriage

Lesbian and gay couples have been fighting for the freedom to marry since the dawn of the modern glbtq struggle for equality; despite some success abroad, progress toward same-sex marriage in the United States has been slow.

social sciences >> Workplace Discrimination

Although work remains to be done, the expansion of protection from workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation stands as one of the significant accomplishments of the American lesbian and gay civil rights movement.

   

 

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