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Lambda Legal Serves Supreme Court Dish for Bon Foster Dinner 09/10/2002

(Chicago, September 10, 2002) - Gay America’s civil rights battle in the U.S. Supreme Court sets the backdrop for two nationally-known journalists who will speak at the October 25 Bon Foster dinner, a benefit for the Midwest Office of Lambda Legal, the civil rights organization announced today.

New Toolkit Tackles Homophobia in 'Abstinence-Only' Education, Equips Communities to Fight for Real Sex Ed 09/09/2002

(NEW YORK, Monday, September 9, 2002) - Citing an increase in public school districts replacing sex education with programs that teach that sex is only acceptable for people who are heterosexual and married, Lambda Legal today released a first-of-its-kind toolkit to help youth, parents and community members make sure their local school district is teaching accurate and inclusive sex education.

Youth and Schools
Groundbreaking Legal Settlement is First to Recognize Constitutional Right of Gay and Lesbian Students to be Out at School & Protected From Harassment 08/28/2002

Teens & Young Adults
New NY State Law Giving Spousal Benefits To Gay Partners of 9/11 Victims Is A 'Significant Step Forward,' But Gay Families Still Unprotected in Tragedies 08/21/2002

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
In Far Reaching Lawsuit Settlement, Virginia Lets Lesbian Adopt D.C. Foster Child 08/14/2002

Adoption and Parenting
New lawsuit charges Methodist Children's Home uses tax dollars to discriminate in employment and to indoctrinate foster youth in religion 08/01/2002

Teens & Young Adults
New lawsuit to be filed challenging public funding of religious organization; charges Methodist Children's Home with using tax dollars to discriminate in employment and to indoctrinate foster youth in religion 07/31/2002

WHAT: Press conference to announce filing of lawsuit, Bellmore v. United Methodist Children's Home and Department of Human Resources of Georgia

Housing
U.S. Supreme Court asked to review constitutionality of Texas "Homosexual Conduct" Law 07/16/2002

Criminal Justice
Another Lambda Legal Victory - Arkansas Supreme Court Decision Strikes Down State's Sodomy Law 07/09/2002

Criminal Justice
Sweeping Gay Marriage Lawsuit in New Jersey Aims for U.S. History 06/26/2002

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