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Supreme Court Schedules Marriage Case Arguments for April 28 03/05/2015

Washington (March 5, 2015) – The U.S. Supreme Court today announced it has scheduled argument for the marriage cases on Tuesday, April 28, at 10:00am.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Lambda Legal Files Emergency Papers Seeking Safekeeping for Transgender Woman in Texas Prison 03/04/2015

Houston, TX (March 4, 2015) – Late last night Lambda Legal filed an emergency motion in federal court asking that the court compel the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) to place Passion Star, a transgender woman currently incarcerated in TDCJ’s male facilities, in safekeeping to protect her from further sexual assault and threats to her life.  

Criminal Justice | Government Misconduct and Support for Discrimination | Transgender Rights
LGBT & HIV Advocates Welcome Recommendations of Obama Policing Task Force 03/03/2015

(New York, NY, March 3, 2015) - Following the release of the Interim Report of President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing, LGBT and HIV advocacy organizations who presented testimony to the Task Force issued a joint statement.

Government Misconduct and Support for Discrimination
Lambda Legal Welcomes Demoya Gordon as New Staff and Transgender Rights Project Attorney 03/02/2015

(New York, NY, March 2, 2015) – Lambda Legal today announced that Demoya Gordon has joined the organization as a new staff and Transgender Rights Project attorney, based in its National Headquarters in New York.

Lambda Legal, ACLU and Gerhardstein & Branch File Ohio Marriage Case Brief at U.S. Supreme Court 02/27/2015

(Washington, February 27, 2015) — Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Ohio-based Gerhardstein & Branch today filed their brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Henry v. Hodges and Obergefell v. Hodges arguing that Ohio’s ban on recognizing the legal marriages of same-sex couples violates the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses of the U.S. Constitution.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Indiana Senate Passes SB 101, Lambda Legal Urges House to Vote ‘No’ on Religious Discrimination Bill 02/24/2015

(Indianapolis, IN, February 24, 2015) - Today, the Indiana Senate, with a vote of 40-10, passed a bill designed to allow private businesses, individuals and organizations to discriminate against anyone in Indiana on religious grounds.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Animus on display – why Arkansas SB 202 deserves a veto 02/21/2015

(Little Rock, AR – February 21, 2015) – In response to the passage of SB 202 by the Arkansas legislature, the American Civil Liberties Union; ACLU of Arkansas; Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders; Lambda Legal; and National Center for Lesbian Rights issued the following statement:

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Lambda Legal to Alabama Probate Judges: Ignore Chief Justice Roy Moore 02/10/2015

(New York, February 10, 2015) - Today, Lambda Legal sent an open letter to the President of the Alabama Probate Judges Association and probate judges of counties that are not issuing licenses to same-sex couples urging them to disregard Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore’s legally incorrect and unfounded Administrative Order and instead issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and different-se

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Lambda Legal Urges Indiana Senate Judiciary Committee to Reject Senate Bill 568 for What It Is, a License to Discriminate 02/09/2015

(Indianapolis, IN, February 9, 2015) - Today, the Indiana Senate Judiciary Committee will consider a bill designed to allow private businesses, individuals and organizations to discriminate against anyone in Indiana on religious grounds.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Lambda Legal Mourns the Loss of Indiana Marriage Plaintiff Niki Quasney 02/08/2015

(Chicago, IL, February 8, 2015) — On Thursday, February 5th, after more than five years of battling ovarian cancer, Lambda Legal plaintiff Niki Quasney, 38, passed away with her wife, Amy Sandler, her mother and 5 siblings by her side. Paul Castillo, Staff Attorney at Lambda Legal issued the following statement:  

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