The U.S. Supreme Court today allowed marriage case decisions from the Seventh Circuit, Fourth Circuit and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeal to stand meaning that same-sex couples in five more states Indiana, Wisconsin, Virginia, Utah and Oklahoma will be able to marry – perhaps as soon as later today.
Just last June, we were celebrating the end of an ugly chapter in our nation’s history. The core of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was struck down, and the freedom to marry was restored in California.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will announce Thursday his plans to step down. AG Holder established his place in history as a leader in the pursuit of civil rights and justice for people in many communities in our country, including LGBT people and people living with HIV.
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.