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Lambda Legal and Northwest Women???s Law Center File Lawsuit Seeking Full Marriage for Lesbian and Gay Couples in Washington State 03/08/2004

(Seattle, Monday, March 8, 2004) - Lambda Legal and the Northwest Women’s Law Center filed a lawsuit today in state court in Seattle seeking the right to marry for same-sex couples in Washington State.

Lambda Legal Files Historic Lawsuit Seeking Full Marriage for Gay Couples in New York 03/05/2004

(New York, Friday, March 5, 2004) -- Lambda Legal is filing a historic lawsuit in Manhattan today seeking the right to marry for same-sex couples statewide.

Lambda Legal Vows Legal Action if Needed To Ensure Compliance With NY Attorney General's Order that Gay Couples Married Elsewhere Are Legally Married in NY 03/03/2004

(New York, Wednesday, March 3, 2004) - The Attorney General of New York State said today that same-sex couples who validly married elsewhere are legally married throughout the state, and Lambda Legal vowed to take legal action if any local governments refuse to comply with the law.

Lambda Legal Targets 'Activist Judge' Distortion With Aggressive Multi-Faceted National Campaign 03/02/2004

(Washington, Tuesday, March 2, 2004) - Saying that many recent gay-rights legal victories were decided by conservative judges, Lambda Legal today announced that it is launching a major national campaign to challenge claims that so-called “activist judges” make it necessary to pass a constitutional amendment banning marriages by same-sex couples.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Lambda Legal Statement on Marriages of Same-Sex Couples in New Paltz, New York 02/27/2004

Lambda Legal tonight issued the following statement on New Paltz, New York, Mayor Jason West's decision to begin performing marriages of same-sex couples on Friday, February 27. Mayor West will solemnize the marriages without marriage licenses being issued; according to Lambda Legal, state law allows marriages to be solemnized without marriage licenses being issued.

Statement on NYC Council Condemning Proposed Federal Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Banning Same-Sex Couples from Equal Treatment 02/26/2004

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Lesbian and Gay Families and Lambda Legal Speak Out on the 'Real Impact on Real Lives' of Bush-Backed Federal Constitutional Amendment 02/24/2004

(New York, Tuesday, February 24, 2004) - Lambda Legal said today that a proposed amendment to the federal Constitution that President Bush announced his support for this morning could take away critical rights and protections from hundreds of thousands of families nationwide and even block them from seeking such protections through the nation’s centuries-old democratic process.

Lambda Legal Advises Newly Married Same-Sex Couples And San Francisco Officials To Ignore Right-Wing Groups' Scare Tactic Claims that Marrying Is a Crime 02/19/2004

(San Francisco, Thursday, February 19, 2004) - Lambda Legal today advised newly married same-sex couples and government officials issuing marriage licenses in San Francisco that antigay groups’ public statements threatening criminal action against them are groundless and should be ignored.

Lambda Legal Negotiates Settlement on Behalf of Gay Couple That Was Forced To Live Apart Because Of Discriminatory Policy, UPS Changes "Trailing Spouse" Benefit 02/18/2004

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Second Judge Refuses to Stop Same-Sex Couples Marrying in San Francisco, 'Clearly, There's No Emergency Here and Nobody Is Being Harmed by These Marriages,' Lambda Legal Says 02/17/2004

(San Francisco, Monday, February 17, 2004) — Two separate state courts today rejected efforts to immediately stop same-sex couples from receiving marriage licenses from the City of San Francisco.