marriage inequality

marriage inequality

A term applied to same-sex couples that are not able to have their relationship legally recognized (such as by marriage). I hate that my sister is subject to marriage inequality just because she is in a relationship with a woman.
See also: marriage
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THE DISTRICT COURTS AND MARRIAGE INEQUALITY POLICIES
In adjudicating constitutional challenges to state marriage inequality policies, the courts expressed concern about Windsor's ambiguity and left them questioning the rigor with which they should assess the state bans on same-sex marriage.
THE CIRCUIT COURTS AND STATE MARRIAGE INEQUALITY POLICIES
85) Thus, the court found the marriage inequality policies were not narrowly tailored and failed to satisfy the second prong of strict scrutiny.
225) He applied minimal scrutiny, however, and concluded that the level of scrutiny was not dispositive anyway as marriage inequality failed even the deferential standard.
Same-sex marriage was legal in more than half the states--encompassing the vast majority of the population--and lawsuits were pending in the remaining marriage inequality states.
Her work has focused mainly on institutional abuses such as the Magdalene Laundries and she has also spoken out about gender and marriage inequality.
Retirement planning and estate planning is widely burdened by marriage inequality," says Ravi Perry, an assistant professor at Mississippi State University.
While they've considered relocating for work, they're finding that marriage inequality impacts their earning potential, notes Prince, a compliance officer for the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.
Their families, friends, and employers will start to take the issue personally as they deal with marriage inequality not just as an abstraction but as a daily dilemma for real, human families.
But if he's calling for what amounts to marriage inequality he's hardly likely to be too worried about the rampant inequality in Irish society.
Any LGBT person who is or wants to be in a relationship will feel the sting of marriage inequality in some form.
He's been funny about it, because he knows that the best and most effective way to end marriage inequality is to point out the ridiculousness of it.
At the dawn of 2010 marriage inequality was the law of the land in California and Washington, D.