LGBT Law Notes – 2017 – Issue 05 – May

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4th Circuit Judges Hail Gavin Grimm as a Civil Rights Leader

A pair of federal appeals court judges have saluted Gavin Grimm, a transgender high school senior, as a civil rights leader in the struggle to establish equal rights for transgender people under the law. On April 7, the Richmond-based 4th Circuit Court of Appeals...

Nebraska Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Gay Foster Parents

On April 2, 2017, the Nebraska Supreme Court sided with three same-sex couples and struck down regulations restricting gay and lesbian couples from being considered and selected as foster or adoptive parents. Stewart v. Heineman, 296 Neb. 262, 2017 Neb. LEXIS 49, 2017...