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Jim Obergefell in Perth for Pride!

Jim Obergefell in Perth for Pride!




Jim Obergefell, the lead plaintiff in the US Supreme Court case that brought marriage equality to the USA, will be a special guest at this year’s Pride celebrations in Perth. Curtin University, in partnership with Affirm Press, Pride WA, KPMG and Herbert Smith Freehills are presenting an afternoon with Jim Obergefell as part of the […]

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Jim Obergefell on why love always wins




A year ago today the US Supreme Court made a landmark decision. History was made when the USA’s highest court ruled in favour of the plaintiffs in Obergefell v Hodges, a decision that granted everyone the right to marry a partner of the same gender. A short time later President Obama called Jim Obergefell, and […]

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Watershed marriage plaintiff invited to Obama’s State of the Union

Watershed marriage plaintiff invited to Obama’s State of the Union




Jim Obergefell, the man who lodged the case that took marriage equality to the US Supreme Court, has been invited to attend President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address as a special guest. Obergefell will join First Lady Michelle Obama along with 22 other Americans who made great achievements during the President’s terms. […]

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Jim Obergefell answered the world’s questions on Reddit

Jim Obergefell answered the world’s questions on Reddit




Jim Obergefell became an international name for his role as lead plaintiff in the watershed case that led to the US Supreme Court’s decision to bring marriage equality to all 50 of the United States of America. Obergefell’s late husband, John Arthur, was diagnosed with ALS, a fatal illness, in 2011. Jim and John were […]

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