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Lambda Legal Files Federal Lawsuit Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in Arizona 03/13/2014

(Phoenix, AZ, March 13, 2014) – Lambda Legal today filed a federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for Arizona on behalf of seven same-sex couples and the surviving spouses of two additional same-sex couples challenging Arizona’s discriminatory marriage ban.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Court of Appeals Allows All Same-Sex Couples in Virginia To Join Marriage Case 03/10/2014

(Richmond, March 10, 2014) - Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit granted the motion to intervene in Bostic v. Rainey that had been filed by Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia on behalf of a class of all Virginia's same-sex couples. The class is simultaneously challenging the state's marriage ban in its own case, Harris v. Rainey.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Lambda Legal Hails Decision Striking Down Texas Marriage Ban 02/26/2014

(Dallas, TX, February 26, 2014) – A U.S. District Court judge in Texas today struck down Texas’ discriminatory ban denying same-sex couples the ability to marry in the state.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Victory! Court Grants Immediate Freedom to Marry to Illinois Same-sex Couples 02/21/2014

(Chicago, IL, February 21, 2014) — A federal court today ordered the Cook County Clerk’s office to provide marriage licenses immediately to same-sex couples seeking the freedom to marry, rather than require them to wait until June, the default implementation date for the marriage equality bill passed by the Illinois legislature last year.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Lambda Legal Mourns the Loss of Ron Dorfman, Chicago Journalist and Marriage Plaintiff 02/12/2014

(Chicago, IL, February 11, 2014) — Ron Dorfman, veteran Chicago journalist and activist, died yesterday in his home from heart failure. Mr. Dorfman and his husband Ken Ilio were married on December 13, 2013 after Lambda Legal and the ACLU of Illinois filed a lawsuit on their behalf seeking immediate issuance of marriage licenses for Illinois same-sex couples where one partner has a terminal illness.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Lambda Legal Nevada Marriage Case Granted Expedited Hearing 02/12/2014

(Las Vegas, February 12, 2014) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit today granted Lambda Legal's request to expedite the hearing of Sevcik v. Sandoval, its lawsuit challenging Nevada's discriminatory marriage ban.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Lambda Legal Applauds Nevada Governor's Request to Withdraw Brief Defending State Marriage Ban 02/10/2014

(Las Vegas, February 10, 2014) – Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval today sought leave to withdraw the brief submitted on his behalf by Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit defending the state’s discriminatory marriage ban in Lambda Legal’s lawsuit challenging the ban, Sevcik v. Sandoval.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Virginia Marriage Case Given Class-Action Status 01/31/2014

HARRISONBURG, Va. – Today, a federal district court in Virginia certified as a class action a lawsuit challenging that state’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples, extending the scope of those represented in the lawsuit to all same-sex couples in the state who cannot legally marry or whose legal marriages performed elsewhere are not recognized by the Commonwealth.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Federal Court Allows Lambda Legal’s West Virginia Marriage Case to Proceed 01/29/2014

(Huntington, WV, January 29, 2014) - Today a U.S. District Court ruled that Lambda Legal will be allowed to proceed with its case on behalf of three same-sex couples seeking the freedom to marry in West Virginia.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Lambda Legal Reacts to Nevada AG Statement Regarding Lawsuit Challenging State Marriage Ban 01/25/2014

(Las Vegas, January 25, 2014) – Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto late yesterday issued a statement declaring that her office was reconsidering the State’s arguments in Lambda Legal’s lawsuit challenging Nevada’s discriminatory marriage ban.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships

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