President Obama signed into law yesterday a defense budget bill including a clause that may allow service members to invoke “religious conscience” as a defense for illegal discrimination. The President promised to protect the rights of lesbian and gay service members.
Lambda Legal represents seven lesbian and gay state employees who are challenging a move by the Arizona Legislature to eliminate the equal health care benefits that those employees rely on to safeguard their families' health—just as their heterosexual colleagues do.
Tarrant County College (TCC) and former professor Jacqueline Gill have agreed to settle the federal discrimination lawsuit Lambda Legal brought against TCC on Gill's behalf. The suit claimed that TCC officials discriminated against Gill because of her sexual orientation.