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Same-Sex Couples Must Be Treated Equally and Allowed To Marry, Co-Counsel Lambda Legal Tells Washington State Supreme Court 11/24/2004

Georgia Leaders and Voters File Lawsuit Seeking to Strike Down Amendment on Marriage 11/09/2004

Lambda Legal Asks Federal Appeals Court to Grant Asylum to Gay Mexican Immigrant Who Suffered Severe Persecution from Police and Public 10/26/2004

(Los Angeles, October 26, 2004) Lambda Legal today urged a federal appeals court to grant asylum to a man who faced severe antigay persecution in his native Mexico but was rejected for asylum by an immigration judge who said he didn't seem gay and could hide his sexual orientation to avoid persecution.

Lambda Legal Files Brief in Virginia Supreme Court Seeking Birth Certificates for Children Born in Virginia and Adopted by Same-Sex Couples in Other States 10/25/2004

(Richmond, VA, October 25, 2004) - Lambda Legal today filed a brief in the Virginia Supreme Court seeking birth certificates for children who were born in Virginia and adopted by same-sex couples out of state. A lower court refused to order state officials to issue birth certificates that accurately reflect both legal parents.

San Diego Lesbian Couple Must Have Equal Benefits at Their Country Club, Lambda Legal Says in Filing at California Supreme Court 10/25/2004

(San Diego, October 25, 2004) - Same-sex couples in California should have full and equal benefits at country clubs and other businesses, Lambda Legal said today in a brief filed with the California Supreme Court. Lambda Legal represents a lesbian couple whose San Diego country club refused to treat them like other committed couples.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
New York Same-Sex Couples Have Equal Right to Marry Under State Constitution, Lambda Legal Says 10/22/2004

Lambda Legal Demands Changes to Bush Administration's New Regulations that Focus on Boy Scouts' Access to Schools While Ignoring Gay Student Groups 10/20/2004

Teens & Young Adults
Lambda Legal and ACLU Urge Federal Court To Strike Down Nebraska Law Banning Recognition of Gay Couples 10/15/2004

LINCOLN, NE – The American Civil Liberties Union and Lambda Legal filed their opening trial brief today in federal court urging the court to strike down a Nebraska constitutional amendment that bars the state and cities from ever granting any type of legal recognition for same-sex couples.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Ohio Appeals Court Affirms Legality of Shared Custody Agreements for Lesbian and Gay Parents, Lambda Legal Says 10/12/2004

(Cincinnati, October 12, 2004) - An Ohio appeals court unanimously ruled that lesbian and gay couples must be allowed to protect their relationships with children they are raising together, in a decision that affirms state law and overturns a lower-court ruling that barred two women from creating a shared custody agreement, Lambda Legal said today.

Teens & Young Adults
Wisconsin Doctor Illegally Handled HIV Test Results and Then Refused to Treat HIV-Positive Patient, Lambda Legal Says In Complaint Filed Today 10/05/2004