Our voices are hoarse from cheering and our feet are tired from marching, but our hearts are full and we’re ready for what comes next. There’s no time to waste! June’s Supreme Court marriage victory off ered soaring language about equality, dignity and our common humanity.
A national survey exploring discrimination by police, courts, prisons and school security against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) people and people living with HIV in the United States, conducted by Lambda Legal.
This fact sheet is intended to inform transgender students of their rights on campus and to show what advocates are doing to help make colleges and universities more affirming of, and welcoming to, transgender students. It is also designed to help students navigate campus challenges and advocate for better policies.
Was it only in October that the Supreme Court allowed four appeals court victories to stand and then marriage became legal in 17 new states, bringing the total to 36? Since our last issue of Impact magazine, Lambda Legal attorneys and other staff worked day and night to secure marriage equality in Arizona, Nevada, South Carolina and West Virginia, and Puerto Rico.
Workplace discrimination is a critical issue for our community. From the thousands of calls for help we receive at Lambda Legal each year, we know that employment problems are among the most frequent faced by LGBT and HIV-positive people.
Happy Pride! Every summer since the Stonewall Uprising in 1969, we celebrate our community, our pride and our commitment to equality. Lately, we also celebrate how much the world has changed—because of our pride and our work together for all these years.