R. Douglas Elliott is a partner with McGowan Elliott & Kim LLP, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is also the male Director for North America and President of the Interna tional Lesbian and Gay Law Association (ILGLaw; Website: www.ilglaw.org). Corre spondence may be addressed: 10 Bay Street, Suite 1400, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2R8, Canada. Mary Bonauto is Civil Rights Director of Gay and Lesbian Advocates & De fenders of Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She is also the female Director for North America of ILGLaw. Correspondence may be addressed: 294 Washington St., Suite 740, Boston, MA 02108, USA.