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Obama to Halt Deportation of Undocumented Youth: Lambda Legal Applauds 06/15/2012

(New York, June 15, 2012) - After the announcement that the U.S. will stop deportation proceedings for many undocumented youth Lambda Legal issued the following statement from Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, Lambda Legal Staff Attorney:

Immigration and Asylum
LGBT, HIV Advocates Respond to Mixed Ruling on Arizona's Anti-Immigrant Law 06/25/2012

(New York, June 25, 2012) - In a mixed ruling, the Supreme Court today struck down key parts of SB 1070, Arizona's draconian anti-immigrant law.

Immigration and Asylum
Lambda Legal Urges Maryland Counties to Recognize Out-of-State Marriages of Same-Sex Couples 06/27/2012

(Annapolis, MD June 27, 2012) - Lambda Legal sent letters today to the leaders of 20 Maryland counties asking for confirmation that it is county policy to recognize out-of-state marriages of same-sex couples, including for purposes of county employee spousal benefits.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Lambda Legal Urges New York Landlord to Add Wife of Lesbian Tenant to Rent-Stabilized Harlem Lease 06/27/2012

(New York, June 27, 2012) - In a demand letter released today, Lambda Legal urged DSA Management, Inc., a New York City-based management company, and Nicholas Place LLC, the building owner, to add the wife of lesbian tenant, Regina Hawkins-Balducci, to her rent-stabilized lease in accordance with State and City law.

Housing | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act: Lambda Legal Will Press for Expanded Coverage 06/28/2012

(New York, June 28, 2012) - In a decision released today, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld key provisions in  the Affordable Care Act. Lambda Legal issued the following statement from Scott Schoettes, HIV Project Director for Lambda Legal:

Health Care Fairness | HIV
Lambda Legal Issues Statement on DoJ Petition to the Supreme Court in Golinski v. OPM 07/03/2012

In reaction to the Department of Justice today filing a request that the Supreme Court hear the Golinski v. OPM case challenging the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Lambda Legal issued the following statement from  Staff Attorney Tara Borelli:

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Employment and Rights in the Workplace | Health Care Fairness | Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Hundreds of Associations, Elected Officials, Legal Scholars and Others Urge Ninth Circuit to Find DOMA Unconstitutional 07/11/2012

(San Francisco, July 11, 2012) -- Hundreds of representatives from businesses, trade associations, labor unions, public interest and advocacy organizations, cities and states, law firms and legal scholars, and members of the U.S. House of Representatives have joined one of 13 friend-of-the-court (amicus curiae) briefs urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to uphold the U.S.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Employment and Rights in the Workplace | Health Care Fairness | Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Lambda Legal and Tarrant County College Reach Agreement in Discrimination Lawsuit Brought by Lesbian Professor 07/17/2012

(Fort Worth, TX, July 17, 2012) - Tarrant County College (TCC) and former TCC Professor Jacqueline Gill have agreed to settle the federal discrimination lawsuit Gill brought against TCC claiming that officials of the college discriminated against her because of her sexual orientation.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Lambda Legal to Survey LGBT and HIV Community Experiences with Law Enforcement Nationwide 07/30/2012

(New York, July 30, 2012) - Today, Lambda Legal launched a nationwide survey that aims to examine the experiences that people who are LGBT and people living with HIV have had with law enforcement, prisons, courts, and schools.

Criminal Justice | Government Misconduct and Support for Discrimination | HIV
Lambda Legal Attorneys Flor Bermudez and Iván Espinoza-Madrigal Honored by National LGBT Bar Association 08/01/2012

(Washington, August 1, 2012) - The National LGBT Bar Association today named Lambda Legal Staff Attorneys Flor Bermudez and Iván Espinoza-Madrigal to its Class of 2012 Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 Award.

Immigration and Asylum | Youth in Out-of-Home Care

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