Since the 1970s, Lambda Legal has made history through winning legal victories that allowed LGBT people and people with HIV to live their lives with greater dignity, safety and equality under the law.
The cases below offer a broad overview of legal matters Lambda Legal has pursued on behalf of LGBT people and people living with HIV during the most recent decades of our nearly 40-year history.
Case arguing against the Foreign Service's policy of not hiring anyone who is HIV positive.
Case arguing against the Foreign Service's policy of not hiring anyone who is HIV positive
(Amicus) Landmark case challenging the military's sodomy law in the wake of Lawrence v. Texas which overturned all remaining sodomy laws in the U.S.