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Texas judge: Lesbian couple can't cohabitate

ASSOCIATED PRESS

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

The clause is common in divorce cases in Texas and other states. It prevents a divorced parent from having a romantic partner spend the night while children are in the home. If the couple marries, they can get out from under the legal provision - but that is not an option for gay couples in Texas, where such marriages aren't recognized.

The Dallas Morning News ( http://dallasne.ws/16MlSUQ) reported that in a divorce hearing last month for Carolyn and Joshua Compton, Collin County District Judge John Roach Jr. enforced the terms detailed in their 2011 divorce papers. He ordered Carolyn Compton's partner, Page Price, to move out of the home they shared with the Comptons' two daughters, ages 10 and 13. The judge gave Price 30 days to find another place to live.

Paul Key said his client, Joshua Compton, wanted the clause enforced for his kids' benefit.

"The fact that they can't get married in Texas is a legislative issue," Key said. "It's not really our issue."

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Steve, I know u r not a lawyer but do you think this will be overturned? God I hope so this is the definition of bigotry and homophobia!

This is my alimony horror story. In the no fault divorce state of Florida, the ex had many adulterous affairs with other women-including her 20 year old cousin. She gets rewarded for this and her changed sexual orientation with lifetime alimony by the Hillsborough County Court (Tampa) and I get punished financially. How is this right and just? It certainly isn't and the time to fix such an injustice is now.
Elvina and Lee Kallett of St. Pete Beach, FL - Pays lifetime alimony to woman unable to remarry
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l523XAgv_vc

Lee Kallett of St. Pete Beach, FL - Pays $4K in permanent alimony to lesbian ex-wife
www.youtube.com
This is Lee Kallett and Elvina Kallett. He pays permanent alimony to a woman who left the marriage because she chose to live a lesbian

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