Please try again later or using a different browser. On December 30,private lawyers in Topeka filed against same sex marriage petitions in Olathe lawsuit in state court on behalf of two same-sex couples, Roberta and Julia Woodrick of Lawrence and Michael Nelson and Charles Dedmon of Almaseeking recognition of their marriage licenses from other jurisdictions in order to be allowed to file joint state income tax returns.
This law was unanimously upheld by the state Supreme Court in July 7, He denied the state's motion that the case was moot in light of Obergefell given the failure of state officials to comply with that U.
April 5-December 23, Sexual orientation and gender identity with anti—employment discrimination ordinance. The Kansas City Star.
May 18, Between andKansas prohibited discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in government employment due to an executive order issued by Governor Kathleen Sebelius in August Supreme Court denied the state officials' request for a stay pending the appeal of Marie.
Throughthe number of sterilizations had reached about 3, the third-highest in the entire United Statesa majority on the ground of "insanity and mental retardation".
By June 30, all 31 judicial districts and all Kansas counties were issuing licenses to same-sex couples or had agreed to do so. December 31, Among several Native American tribes, customs of " two-spirit " individuals existed: people who would dress, act and live as the opposite gender, as well as perform tasks associated with the opposite gender.