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The Supreme Court ruled June 26, 2013 that DOMA Section 3 is Unconstitutional!

Read the decision.

Glad led two challenges of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA): Gill v. OPM and Pedersen v. OPM.

GLAD also coordinated the amicus strategy in Windosr v. Office of Personnel Management. See below for the party and amicus briefs.

Briefs in Opposition to DOMA (in Support of Edie Windsor)

Amicus Briefs in Opposition to DOMA (in Support of Edie Windsor)

278 Employers And Organizations Representing Employers

212 Members of Congress

15 States and the District of Columbia

American Bar Association

American Humanist Association et. al.

American Jewish Committee

American Historical Association and Historians

American Psychological Association et. al.

American Sociological Association

Anti-Defamation League et. al.

Former Cabinet Secretaries and Administrative Officials

Center for Fair Administration of Taxes

Cato Institute and Constitutional Accountability Center

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington

Constitutional Law Scholars

Family and Child Welfare Professors

Family Equality Council et. al.

Family Law Professors and American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Former Federal Election Commission Officials

Federalism Scholars

Former Federal Intelligence Officer

Former Senators Bill Bradley, Tom Daschle, Christopher J. Dodd and Alan K. Simplson

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) and Lambda Legal

Gary J. Gates, Williams Distinguished Scholar at UCLA School of Law

Institute for Justice

Labor Organizations

Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Bar Associations and Public Interest and Legal Service Organizations

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Former Military Officials

NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund

Honorable Judge John K. Olson

Organization of American Historians and the American Studies Association


Partnership for NYC

Professors Nan D. Hunter, Suzanne B. Goldgberg et. al.

Political Science Professors

Religious Organizations

Scholars of the Constitutional Rights of Children

Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders et. al.

Survivors of Sexual Orientation Change Therapies

Utah Pride Center, Campaign for Southern Equality, Equality Federation and Twenty-Five Statewide Equality Organizations

Women’s Law Center et. al.