Tag Archives: same sex

NASW member part of same-sex marriage lawsuit

By Rena Malai, News staff NASW member Lori Watsen and her wife, Sharene, are one of four lesbian couples in Idaho suing the state over its same-sex marriage ban. The Watsens were married legally in New York, but Idaho has a constitutional amendment that bans any recognition of a same-sex marriage. Same-sex married couples living in a state that does ... Read More »

Court Victory in Montana: Kulstad v. Maniaci

The Montana Supreme Court issued an opinion earlier this week in a case where NASW earlier filed an amicus brief.  The case concerned the parenting rights of individuals in same-sex relationships.  NASW had filed an amicus brief supporting recognition of the parent- child attachment between the non-biological mother and the two children she had raised jointly with her partner of ... Read More »