Bonauto fights for gay marriage (YaleDailyNews)
Twenty years after beginning her career as a civil rights litigator in New England, Mary Bonauto is still fighting for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people’s equal consideration under the law.
At the James Robert Brudner ’83 Memorial Lecture Tuesday evening, Bonauto — the civil rights project director at Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) — discussed the changing cultural and legal balance of LGBT rights across the country in front of an audience of about 100 students, faculty and community members. While LGBT activists have made strides toward equal rights in some areas, Bonauto said, there is still a great deal of work to be done on marriage equality.
“We want to end federal double standards based on sexual orientation and the federal government’s cases against sexual marriage,” Bonauto said.
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