16 min

Fly Over Equality: Fighting for Marriage in Iowa Making The Case with Lambda Legal

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In late 2004, Lambda Legal filed the Varnum v. Brien case arguing the state of Iowa should legalize same-sex marriage. Deputy Legal Director for Litigation, Camilla Taylor walks us through this landmark case and the creative ways in which the team argued the State's limitations violated the equal protection clause of the Iowa Constitution.
Link to read the full episode transcript, here.
For more information on Making the Case and to access our resource hub on each episode and case, please visit: https://www.lambdalegal.org/makingthecase
Making the Case with Lambda Legal is a short form interview series featuring Lambda Legal attorneys discussing impactful cases and policy work. Lambda Legal has a rich history of successfully litigating some of the most consequential lawsuits impacting LGBTQ+ and HIV civil rights over its nearly 50-year existence. Through the interviews, listeners will learn about the creative strategies, unique challenges, and passion necessary to win. Listeners will walk away with a clear understanding of each cases legacy and impact as well as how those cases left a mark on the law and on hearts and minds.
Check out more resources for episode one, here.
This podcast is intended to serve as general information; it is not legal advice nor intended as legal advice. For individual legal advice, please contact an attorney. If you need information and resources relating to discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, and HIV status please visit our help desk at: https://www.lambdalegal.org/helpdesk 
 
Producer: Erika Kramer (@goforkramer)
Host: Alex Berg (@itsalexberg)
Sound Recording and Mixing: Erik Monical of Mouth Media Network
Logo Design: Michelle Holme
Music: Meghan Rose(@meghanrose)
 
 
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

In late 2004, Lambda Legal filed the Varnum v. Brien case arguing the state of Iowa should legalize same-sex marriage. Deputy Legal Director for Litigation, Camilla Taylor walks us through this landmark case and the creative ways in which the team argued the State's limitations violated the equal protection clause of the Iowa Constitution.
Link to read the full episode transcript, here.
For more information on Making the Case and to access our resource hub on each episode and case, please visit: https://www.lambdalegal.org/makingthecase
Making the Case with Lambda Legal is a short form interview series featuring Lambda Legal attorneys discussing impactful cases and policy work. Lambda Legal has a rich history of successfully litigating some of the most consequential lawsuits impacting LGBTQ+ and HIV civil rights over its nearly 50-year existence. Through the interviews, listeners will learn about the creative strategies, unique challenges, and passion necessary to win. Listeners will walk away with a clear understanding of each cases legacy and impact as well as how those cases left a mark on the law and on hearts and minds.
Check out more resources for episode one, here.
This podcast is intended to serve as general information; it is not legal advice nor intended as legal advice. For individual legal advice, please contact an attorney. If you need information and resources relating to discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, and HIV status please visit our help desk at: https://www.lambdalegal.org/helpdesk 
 
Producer: Erika Kramer (@goforkramer)
Host: Alex Berg (@itsalexberg)
Sound Recording and Mixing: Erik Monical of Mouth Media Network
Logo Design: Michelle Holme
Music: Meghan Rose(@meghanrose)
 
 
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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