- pro bono representation of the plaintiff in Duane David Rinde v. Woodward and Lothrop Co., establishing right to equal discount benefits for employees at 30 Woodward & Lothrop and John Wanamaker stores in six states and District of Columbia;
- exposing security clearance abuses directed against Gays, Lesbians and whistleblowers;
- advising, after appellate victory, on behalf of our GLBT alumni group, the successful plaintiff lawyers in settlement of Gay Rights Coalition v. Georgetown University;
- advising plaintiffs' counsel in Rev. Ruth Jenseen and Elizabeth Forbell v. City of St. Augustine, ordering City to fly. 49 Rainbow flags, 42 on our historic Bridge of Lions and seven along our Bayfront, in honor of Gay Pride in 2005, recognizing 11,000 years of Gay history, including 1566 murder ordered by St. Augustine founder Pedro Menendez de Aviles of Gay French translator of the Guale Indian language, calling him a "Sodomite and a Lutheran:" and
- persuading small cities of St. Augustine and St. Augustine Beach to enact ordinances providing for GLBT rights protections, more than five (5) years before Jacksonville!
Note to Washington Post alleged "editors":"Gay" gets an initial capital letter. We've earned it. It's been standard style for The Washington. Blade since the 1970s.
Here's an awesome article on U.S. Supreme Cosrt Justice Anthony Kennedy, one of my legal heroes, about whom I've previously kvelled here:
Anthony Kennedy and the four Supreme Court rulings that changed gay life in America