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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
New Lambda Legal Resource: Nationwide Chart of Pending Marriage Equality Litigation Now Live Online 04/09/2014

Now live on the Lambda Legal website is a chart detailing current status of marriage equality litigation nationwide.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
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
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
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
New York Appeals Court Vacates Lower Court Ruling That Failed to Respect Canadian Marriage of Same-Sex Couple Represented by Lambda Legal 03/28/2008

(New York, March 28, 2008) — The New York Appellate Division has vacated the decision of the lower court. It ruled that Bradley Davis was not entitled to spousal health insurance benefits even though he and his spouse were lawfully married in Canada and New York state recognizes out-of-state marriages that could not be entered here.

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