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08/02/2014 - 16:00
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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.

Case seeking custodial rights for a non-biological mother whose ex-partner used Ohio's constitutional amendment in an attempt to have her barred from seeing her children.
Case arguing that a doctor cannot refuse to perform surgery on a man because of his HIV status
Amicus brief criticizing the denial of immigration relief for the wife of a U.S. citizen.
Case arguing for the rights of a non-biological parent to receive primary custody of a child if biological parent is unfit
Case arguing to uphold domestic partnership laws despite Proposition 22, California's antigay marriage initiative
Case in California arguing that businesses that extend benefits to married couples must also extend them on an equal basis to registered domestic partners
Appeal of a trial court order taking a thriving one-year-old girl away from her lesbian foster parents because the trial judge preferred the adoption placement to be with a "traditional family."
Groundbreaking case arguing against Cirque du Soleil's decision to fire an employee because of his HIV status
Case arguing for students' rights under the First Amendment to form a gay-straight alliance and to be treated equally
Case arguing that Birken Manufacturing failed to protect one of its employees from severe antigay harassment in the workplace.
Case of a man who allegedly bit his neighbor and was charged with violating a Michigan bioterrorism statute based on the allegation that he has HIV.

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