Mary L. Bonauto

Mary L. Bonauto

Mary Bonauto is an American lawyer and civil rights advocate who has worked to eradicate discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, and has been referred to by US Representative Barney Frank as "our Thurgood Marshall." She began working with the Massachusetts-based Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders organization in 1990. A resident of Portland, Maine, Bonauto was one of the leaders who both worked with the Maine legislature to pass a marriage equality law and to defend it at the ballot in a narrow loss during the 2009 election campaign. Wikipedia*

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Mary L. Bonauto has five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2003 News Conference. The year with the most videos was 2015 with three videos. Most appearances with John J. Bursch (3), Douglas Hallward-Driemeier (2), Gregory Bourke (2). Most common tags: Same-Sex Marriage, LGBTQ, Fourteenth Amendment.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1990 - Present Director, Civil Rights Project, Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders Videos: 5

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