Press Releases

Help us make the case for equality.

DONATE NOW

Events

09/19/2014 - 18:30
Indiana
09/20/2014 - 09:00
Texas
09/20/2014 - 14:00
California

Nuestros patrocinadores

Read our latest news or search by issue area.

Headlinesort descending Date
New Jersey Superior Court Reinstates Federal Equal Protection Claim in Lambda Legal Marriage Equality Case 02/21/2012

(Trenton, February 21, 2012) – In response to the plaintiff’s request for reconsideration, a New Jersey Superior Court today reinstated the federal equal protection claim in Lambda Legal’s case seeking marriage equality on behalf of Garden State Equality and seven same-sex couples and their children harmed by the state’s unequal civil union system.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
New Jersey Superior Court Rules to Allow Lambda Legal to Proceed with Marriage Equality Case 11/04/2011

A New Jersey Superior Court Judge ruled today that Lambda Legal will be allowed to proceed with its case seeking marriage equality on behalf of Garden State Equality, New Jersey’s statewide LGBT advocacy organization, and seven same-sex couples and their children harmed by the state’s unequal civil union system.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Matrimonio, relaciones de pareja y protección familiar | Same-Sex Relationships
New Jersey Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Marriage Case 10/11/2013

(Trenton, October 11, 2013) - Today the New Jersey Supreme Court announced it would hear both the merits of the marriage case as well as the appeal on the stay motion.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
New Jersey Supreme Court Denies Motion to Hear Lambda Legal's Marriage Equality Case 07/26/2010

The Supreme Court of New Jersey issued a 3-3 ruling today against a motion seeking marriage equality filed by Lambda Legal on behalf of plaintiffs in the original Lewis v. Harris lawsuit.

New Jersey Supreme Court Directs State Legislature to Give Equal Rights to Same-sex Couples 10/25/2006

(Trenton, New Jersey, October 25, 2006) — The New Jersey Supreme Court unanimously agreed today in Lambda Legal’s lawsuit that denying same-sex couples from the rights and benefits different-sex couples obtain through marriage is unconstitutional, and by a 4 – 3 split opinion, referred the matter to the state legislature to fix the inequality.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
New Jersey Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Lambda Legal's Lawsuit Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples 02/15/2006

(Trenton, February 15, 2006) — The New Jersey Supreme Court heard arguments this morning in Lambda Legal’s case seeking marriage for same-sex couples in that state.

New Jersey Supreme Court Set to Hear Oral Arguments in Lambda Legal's Lawsuit Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples 01/06/2006

(Trenton, New Jersey, January 6, 2006) — Lambda Legal’s case seeking marriage for same-sex couples in New Jersey is headed to the state’s high court just in time for Freedom to Marry Week.

New Jersey Supreme Court Unanimously Strikes Down Anti-Gay Scout Ban 08/04/1999

(NEW YORK, August 4, 1999) — Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, with its client, former Eagle Scout James Dale, will hold a news conference Wednesday at its New York headquarters to discuss the stunning victory in its case challenging the anti-gay policies of the Boy Scouts of America. A phone-in tele-conference will follow.

New Jersey's Highest Court Soon Will Rule on Boy Scouts' Anti-Gay Ban 06/21/1999

(NEW YORK, June 21, 1999) -- While marking the 30th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund also awaits what could be another history-making event -- an upcoming ruling in its case challenging the anti-gay policy of the Boy Scouts of America on behalf of James Dale, the exemplary Eagle Scout thrown out of scouting solely because he is gay.

New Lambda Legal Office to Expand Fight for Rights of Lesbians, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered People in Eight South Central States 06/18/2002

WHAT: Opening of South Central Regional Office in Dallas, Texas for Lambda Legal (Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund)

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments

Pages