Docket (Open Cases)

Lambda Legal selects cases that will have the greatest impact in protecting and advancing the rights of LGBT people and those with HIV.

We are involved in approximately 65 open cases at a time. Below is a selection of our current active cases.

Health care discrimination case involving a transgender woman who was refused transition-related medical care.
Marriage recognition and family law case seeking accurate birth certificates listing both parents to children born with legally married same-sex couples in Ohio.
Federal case seeking the freedom to marry in Indiana and recognition of legal out-of-state marriages of same-sex couples.
Lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona arguing that Arizona’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples violates the Equal Protection Clause and the Due Process Clause of the U.S. Constitution
Case representing low-income Louisianans living with HIV who are at risk of losing their health insurance because Louisiana insurance companies are refusing to accept federally funded premium subsidies.
Amicus briefs to multiple federal courts of appeal and then the U.S. Supreme Court arguing against granting religious exemptions to for-profit companies from insurance coverage requirements of the Affordable Care Act.
Amicus brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit urging that heightened scrutiny be applied to discrimination based upon sexual orientation.
Federal lawsuit on behalf of three City of Houston employees stripped of spousal health coverage benefits for their same-sex spouses.
Marriage case seeking immediate issuance of marriage license applications for all same-sex couples in Illinois where one or both partners has a terminal illness.
Case seeking an emergency marriage license for a lesbian couple, several months in advance of the implementation of the new marriage law in Illinois.
Complaint urging a New York City-based landlord to add the wife of lesbian tenant to rent-stabilized apartment lease in accordance with state and city law.

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