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New York Should Not Ask Courts To Put Politics Before Principles, Lambda Legal Says in Papers Filed Today in Its Case Seeking Marriage for Gay and Lesbian Couples 09/24/2004

(New York, Friday, September 24, 2004) — Refuting arguments from New York City attorneys saying the constitutional rights of gay people should be determined by public opinion polls and political reactions elsewhere, Lambda Legal filed court papers today in its lawsuit seeking full marriage equality in New York State.

Lambda Legal Asks New Jersey State Supreme Court to Hear Case Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples 09/21/2004

Georgia Leaders and Voters File Lawsuit Saying Georgia Amendment on Marriage is Deceptive and Unconstitutional 09/16/2004

Fair Courts Project
Lambda Legal Files Federal Lawsuit Seeking to Strike Down Extreme Antigay Adoption Law in Oklahoma 09/15/2004

(Norman, Oklahoma, September 15, 2004) — In a federal lawsuit filed today, Lambda Legal seeks to overturn a law so extreme that it may leave children adopted by same-sex couples in other states orphans in the eyes of the law when the families are in the state of Oklahoma.

Lambda Legal Announces Protests at WNBA Games Against Major Sponsor Foot Locker for Firing a Gay Employee; New York Protest Set for Game Thursday Night 09/14/2004

(New York, September 14, 2004) – Lambda Legal said today that it will protest against Foot Locker outside WNBA games in several cities – including a game in New York on Thursday night – because the company discriminated against a gay employee. Foot Locker is strengthening its ties with the women’s basketball league.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
California Supreme Court Invalidates Marriages from San Francisco, Without Resolving Whether Same-Sex Couples Have the Right to Marry 08/12/2004

Lambda Legal Advisory: What the California Supreme Court Ruling Tomorrow on Marriages in San Francisco Will, and Won't, Cover 08/11/2004

(San Francisco – August 11, 2004) With the California Supreme Court set to issue its decision tomorrow on whether San Francisco officials had the authority to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Lambda Legal said today that a separate case is moving forward to secure marriage for lesbian and gay couples statewide – and that case will be unaffected by the ruling.

Gay Couples Must Be Allowed To Marry, Washington Court Says; Co-Counsel Lambda Legal Celebrates Historic Ruling, Prepares for State Supreme Court 08/04/2004

(Seattle, August 4, 2004) - A Washington state court ruled today that same-sex couples must be allowed to marry, in a decision that Lambda Legal, co-counsel in a lawsuit on behalf of eight King County couples, called “a historic ruling for fairness and equality.”

Company Admits to Firing a Highly Skilled Georgia Worker Because He Has HIV; Lambda Legal Pushes Forward with Federal Lawsuit 07/29/2004

(Atlanta, Georgia, July 29, 2004) - In court papers responding to a federal lawsuit Lambda Legal filed in May, Nodak Enterprises admitted firing Joey Saavedra, a veteran auto glass installer, because he has HIV.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Lambda Legal Asks New York Court Today To Fast-Track Its Case Seeking Marriage Licenses for Gay and Lesbian Couples 07/29/2004