For many transgender people, a name change is one of the most important steps toward matching their legal documents with their gender identity. Though there are few exceptions under which a court can deny someone the right to a name change, being transgender is not one of them.
We are heartbroken and outraged that again – twice in two days – police have shot and killed Black men. We don’t know all the facts in either case, but driving with a broken tail light or selling CDs in front of a store are not punishable by death.
Today, Lambda Legal filed an amicus brief in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court concerning whether Missouri can enforce a provision of its state constitution that excludes churches from receiving government grants.
Today Lambda Legal announced that as part of its watchdog efforts as HB 1523 — Mississippi’s anti-LGBT law — takes effect tomorrow, it has sent demands to a dozen Mississippi government agencies and officials for records relating to the law and its impact.
Today, after draft legislation with proposed changes to the sweeping anti-LGBT measure, North Carolina House Bill 2, was released, the American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of North Carolina, and Lambda Legal—who are challenging House Bill 2 in federal court on behalf of six LGBT North Carolinians and members of the ACLU of North Carolina—released the following statement.