Press Releases

Help us make the case for equality.

DONATE NOW

Events

10/23/2014 - 18:00
Pennsylvania
10/26/2014 - 12:00
Connecticut

Nuestros patrocinadores

Read our latest news or search by issue area.

Headlinesort descending Date
New York High Court Sends Lambda Legal's Marriage Lawsuit to State Appeals Court; 'We're Ready to Make Our Case for Fairness,' Lambda Legal Says 03/31/2005

New York High Court Upholds Government Benefits to Married Same-Sex Couples, Exhorts Legislature to Vote on Marriage 11/18/2009

New York Same-Sex Couples Have Equal Right to Marry Under State Constitution, Lambda Legal Says 10/22/2004

New York Senate Fails to Pass Marriage Equality Bill: Lambda Legal Says, "This isn't over." 12/02/2009

(New York, December 2, 2009)—Today, the New York Senate took a long overdue vote on the marriage equality bill presented by Governor Paterson but failed to pass the measure, thereby denying equality to New York’s same-sex couples.Statement from Susan Sommer, Director of Constitutional Litigation at Lambda Legal:

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.

New York State's High Court Upholds Exclusion of Same-Sex Couples from Marriage 07/06/2006

(New York, July 6, 2006) — The New York Court of Appeals (the state’s highest court) issued a ruling upholding the state’s exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage.In the prevailing opinion, Judge Robert S. Smith nonetheless wrote, “We express our hope that the participants in the controversy over same-sex marriage will address their arguments to the Legislature.”

New York Supreme Court of Nassau County Heard Oral Arguments Today in Lambda Legal Case Seeking Spousal Benefits for Same-Sex Couple Married in Canada 05/04/2006

New York Tax Dep't Says New York Same-Sex Couples Who Married Out of State Cannot File State Taxes Jointly 04/04/2006

Newark Lesbian Couple and Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund Statements on Teenager Murdered Because She Was a Lesbian 05/13/2003

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
NEWS CONFERENCE ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17: NY, National HIV Names Reporting Must Address Community Concerns 03/16/1999

Employment and Rights in the Workplace

Pages