Today Lambda Legal, in partnership with South Carolina Equality, filed a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court of South Carolina arguing that South Carolina is obligated to allow same-sex couples to marry.
Lambda Legal's short documentary, Flying Solo: A Transgender Widow Fights Discrimination, about 93-year-old WWII veteran and pilot Robina Asti, will be showing next week at the Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival. It will play as part of the Transcendent Trans Shorts series along with eight other short films.
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrissey today agreed to end the state’s defense of WV’s discriminatory marriage ban in Lambda Legal’s marriage case one day after the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia lifted its stay on the case, McGee v. Cole. et. al.
Lambda Legal is joining the legal team representing a total of seven Louisiana same-sex couples and the Forum for Equality Louisiana, the state’s LGBT rights organization, in their appeal to the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals of last month’s U.S. District Court ruling upholding Louisiana’s discriminatory marriage ban.
In advance of Lambda Legal’s annual Summer Sendoff - a garden party for LGBT and allied young professionals - on September 20th in Los Angeles, today Lambda Legal announced that it is launching a national "40 and Under" campaign, which highlights Liberty Circle members who make an annual contribution of $1500 or more to the organization and who are 40 and under.
Lambda Legal's video, Flying Solo: A Transgender Widow Fights Discrimination, about 93-year-old transgender widow and veteran Robina Asti, will be playing at several film festivals this fall.
This month it will show at the Maysles Documentary Center as part of the Doc Watchers series and at the Freso Reel Pride Film Festival as part of the Transcendent Trans Shorts series.