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Washington's High Court Urged to Uphold Vancouver's Domestic Partner Benefits 05/29/2001

(LOS ANGELES, May 29, 2001) — Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund is urging the Washington Supreme Court to reject a conservative taxpayer’s assault on Vancouver’s domestic partner benefits plan, and to leave in place the city’s family benefits plan for unmarried city employees.

Lambda to Argue Appeal of Dental Worker Fired for Having HIV 05/16/2001

(ATLANTA, May 16, 2001) — Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund is urging a federal court in Atlanta to rule that a dental hygienist’s employer violated his rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act by firing him after learning he has HIV.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Kansas Widow Can Argue That Earlier Sex Change Does Not Invalidate Her Marriage 05/11/2001

Transgender Rights
Tennessee's Highest Court Rules in Favor of Lesbian Mother 05/02/2001

(ATLANTA, May 2, 2001) — Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Wednesday that the Tennessee Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling in favor of a lesbian mother increases protections for gay parents who live with their partners and have full or partial custody of their children.

Anti-Gay Law Challenged in Ohio 05/01/2001

Criminal Justice
Anti-Gay Discrimination To Be Topic in Three Iowa Cities 04/16/2001

(CHICAGO, April 16, 2001) — A three-day speak out in key Iowa cities will raise questions about anti-gay discrimination in employment, Boy Scouts, and adoption by lesbian and gay parents.

Adoption and Parenting
Two Men Continue Fight to Overturn Texas Anti-Gay Law 04/16/2001

Criminal Justice
Florida's Highest Court Rejects Attack on County's Domestic Partnership Law 04/09/2001

(ATLANTA, April 9, 2001) — The Florida Supreme Court has put an end to right-wing efforts to block domestic partner benefits for unmarried public employees in Broward County, ensuring that more families can get vital health insurance and other workplace benefits, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Monday.

Lambda Boosts Western Regional Office in Los Angeles 04/06/2001

(LOS ANGELES, April 6, 2001) — Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Friday it is boosting its Western Regional Office in Los Angeles by adding Tracy Moore as regional director and expanding its legal and outreach work throughout the region.

Lambda Adds To Its Legal Team 04/05/2001

(NEW YORK, April 5, 2001) — Building on its groundbreaking civil rights work, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund has added an experienced litigator, Jennifer Middleton, as a staff attorney in its New York headquarters.

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