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All year long, Lambda Legal wins legal victories for LGBT people and people with HIV who seek full and equal rights—on the job, as parents and couples, in health care, school, our communities and in all aspects of our lives.

Below are case summaries for our recent legal victories.

(Amicus) Case arguing against ban on any person who engages in same-sex sodomy from becoming a foster parent
Case involving a New York resident seeking an order from a New York court to dissolving her Vermont civil union.
Transgender rights case in which a state employee was denied insurance coverage for medically necessary surgery on the basis of his gender identity.
Case challenging a Wisconsin law that bars access to hormone therapy or sex reassignment surgery for prison inmates and others in state custody
Case seeking to enforce the presumed-parentage statute that provides a birth certificate listing both parents for children born to all married couples.
Case representing Texas lesbian denied the opportunity to interview for a permanent teaching position at a Texas community college.
Federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a transgender woman fired from her job as a Legislative Editor after she stated her intention to live as a woman in accordance with her health care providers' recommendations.
Federal case seeking spousal health benefits for lesbian employee of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Case seeking to remove custody restriction forcing a same-sex couple to live separately in order to retain custody of a child
Man fired from a Subway restaurant after disclosing his HIV status
A federal case challenging California's discriminatory ballot measure, Prop 8, which eliminated same-sex couples' right to marry in that state.

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