Connecting the Past to the Present: Uncovering the Deleted Histories of LGBT Americans

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Lisa Linsky wrote this bylined article about McDermott’s work with The Mattachine Society of Washington, DC to submit an amicus brief to the Supreme Court in the Obergefell same-sex marriage case, detailing the history of government discrimination against LGBT Americans. “Dubbed by the popular press as the ‘Animus Amicus,’ [it] presented the Justices with a basis to better understand the nature and extent of this discrimination and animus as they considered the marriage bans before them,” Ms. Linsky wrote. Read the full article.