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Appeals Court To Hear Hopeful Mothers Case Against Health Care Providers That Refused Infertility Services Because Shes a Lesbian 02/07/2003

(San Diego, February 7, 2003) - A state appeals court will hear arguments Monday in the case of a San Diego woman whose health care providers refused medical treatment to her because she is a lesbian.

Reproductive Rights and Sexual Health
Federal Government Awards Survivor Benefits to Lesbian Whose Partner Was Killed in 9/11 Attack; Lambda Legal Says Recognition Is First of Its Kind 01/23/2003

Same-Sex Relationships
Lambda Legal Urges U.S. Supreme Court To Overturn Texas's 'Homosexual Conduct' Law; Dozens of Respected and Diverse Groups Step Forward in Support 01/16/2003

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Key Virginia Legislator Says Sodomy Law Should Disqualify Gay People from Being Judges; Lambda Legal Says Comments Again Show How Widely Sodomy Laws Are Used To Discriminate 01/15/2003

Criminal Justice
One of New Jersey's Most Ambitious Grassroots Efforts of Recent Years Begins Monday, January 13th and Continues Throughout the Year 01/13/2003

55 Statewide and Local Organizations Unite to Sponsor 10 Town Meetings Across the State:"Supporting All Roads to Justice: Marriage Equality in the Courts, Domestic Partnership in the Legislature."The 10 town meetings, twice a month from January through May 2003, begin tonight, Monday night, January 13th in Morristown

Adoption and Parenting
Gay Man Can Hold Hospital Accountable for Partners Death After Routine Surgery Following Manhattan Hit-and-Run, Lambda Legal Says 01/09/2003

(New York, Thursday, January 9, 2003) - A gay man in New York should be able to hold St. Vincent’s Hospital accountable for medical negligence that led to his longtime partner’s death after routine surgery for a broken leg he suffered when he was the victim of a hit-and-run spree last year, Lambda Legal said in court papers filed today.

Same-Sex Relationships
John Langan's Story 01/09/2003

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Same-Sex Relationships
Gearing Up For Historic U.S. Supreme Court Arguments In Texas Sodomy Case, Lambda Legal Announces Unprecedented Series of Town Hall Meetings In States Nationwide With Sodomy Laws 01/07/2003

Criminal Justice
State Commission Recommends Penalty for Mississippi Judge's Extreme Anti-Gay Bias 12/21/2002

Fair Courts Project
U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Lambda Legal's Challenge To Texas 'Homosexual Conduct' Law 12/02/2002

(New York, Monday, December 2, 2002) - The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it will hear Lambda Legal's case challenging the constitutionality of Texas's "Homosexual Conduct” law, which criminalizes oral and anal sex by consenting gay couples and is used widely to justify discrimination against lesbians and gay men.

Criminal Justice

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