Thursday, May 23, 2013

Lesbian Couple Cannot Cohabiate in Texas.

Interesting intersection between a "morality clause" in a divorce and a state's refusal to accept gay marriages. I get that the divorce agreement prohibits any romantic partner from staying overnight unless it's a spouse. However, Texas law forbids lesbians from getting married. Kind of hard to claim this does not discriminate against gay pairings.

A judge has ruled that a North Texas lesbian couple can't cohabitate — live together — because of a morality clause in one of the women's divorce papers.

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