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.

Federal lawsuit on behalf of three City of Houston employees stripped of spousal health coverage benefits for their same-sex spouses.
Case representing non-closeted lesbian high school English teacher whose contract was not renewed at a Southern California high school after two years of discrimination and harassment due to her support of LGBT students and her sexual orientation.
Case representing same-sex partner of shooting victim seeking survivor benefits in Alaska.
Case representing Arizona lesbian and gay state employees facing elimination of their domestic partner benefits.
Transgender rights case in which a state employee was denied insurance coverage for medically necessary surgery on the basis of his gender identity.
Federal case seeking spousal health benefits for lesbian employee of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Case arguing that Birken Manufacturing failed to protect one of its employees from severe antigay harassment in the workplace.
Case in which a man living with HIV challenged the Atlanta Police Department's refusal to hire HIV-positive police officers.

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