Nan Hunter

Nan Hunter

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Nan Hunter has been a Project Contributor since September 2008, has written 37 entries and currently lives in Washington, DC.


Nan Hunter is a law professor at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. Her publications include legal scholarship in the areas of sexuality, gender and health law. Professor Hunter is also Legal Scholarship Director at the Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law and Policy at UCLA Law School.

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Which States Are Now Facing Marriage Lawsuits?

Filed by Nan Hunter | August 01, 2013 | 12:30 PM | comments

Since the Supreme Court ruled the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional a month ago, marriage equality litigation is growing like weeds in a vacant lot.Read More


Anti-Gay Lobbyist Tries to Hide Moralism with "Pro-Business" Arguments

Filed by Nan Hunter | November 27, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

It is surely a sign of the times that the successful lobbyist for the Tennessee Family Action Council used a strategy of not highlighting religious or moral objections to homosexuality when doing outreach to members of the state legislature.Read More


A New Player in the DOMA Game

Filed by Nan Hunter | November 08, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Last week, when briefs were due from amicus groups supporting the plaintiffs' challenge to DOMA, ten were filed. Most were from the usual suspects of gay-supportive organizations, but there was a surprising new player in the game.Read More


Chile: French PACS-style Status for Couples Proposed

Filed by Nan Hunter | July 17, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

The government of Chilean President Sebastian Pinera will present a bill to the national legislature that would grant legal rights to gay and straight couples who have lived together for more than one year.Read More

Obama extends Bush policy on religious group discrimination

Filed by Nan Hunter | January 04, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

Virtually unnoticed by the press, President Obama issued an Executive Order in November establishing criteria for federal agency funding of social services provided by religious organizations. Executive Order 13559 modified Executive Order 13279, the much criticized 2002 order issued by...Read More