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Janet Reno to Address Lambda Luncheon in Fort Lauderdale 02/25/2002

(ATLANTA, February 25, 2002) — Janet Reno, whose tenure as United States attorney general brought unprecedented civil rights support for gay people and those with AIDS or HIV, will address Lambda Legal supporters at a Fort Lauderdale luncheon on Saturday, March 2.

Lambda Urges Court to Strike Down Florida's Gay Adoption Ban 02/21/2002

(ATLANTA, Thursday, February 21, 2002) — Lambda Legal is urging a federal appeals court to end Florida’s unconstitutional ban on adoptions by lesbian and gay parents because it disregards the best interests of thousands of children needing good homes and is based solely on anti-gay prejudice.

Lambda Legal Welcomes Five New Members to Board of Directors 02/20/2002

(NEW YORK, February 20, 2002) — Lambda Legal’s board of directors has welcomed five new members from around the country, adding even more philanthropic and business expertise as well as geographic range at a time when the oldest and largest legal group dedicated to gay civil rights continues to grow.

Lambda Legal Files Ethics Complaint Against Alabama Chief Justice 02/20/2002

Fair Courts Project
U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Argument in Another Test for ADA 02/13/2002

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Lambda Legal's Call to Action Helps Build 5th Annual Freedom to Marry Day 02/11/2002

(NEW YORK, Monday, February 11, 2002) — Linking Valentine’s Day and Lincoln’s birthday with the themes of love and equality, Lambda Legal and communities nationwide, including many clergy, are supporting lesbian and gay couples with celebrations of the fifth annual National Freedom to Marry Day.

Gay Partner of 9/11 Victim Urges California to Support Freedom to Marry 02/11/2002

(LOS ANGELES, Monday, February 11, 2002) — A gay California man whose partner died in the September 11 terrorist attacks says the plight he now faces vividly shows why his home state must allow lesbian and gay couples to marry.

California Supreme Court to Review Second-Parent Adoption Decision 01/30/2002

(LOS ANGELES Wednesday, January 30, 2002) — The California Supreme Court has agreed to review the question of whether second-parent adoptions are allowed in the state, said Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Wednesday. As a result of the Supreme Court’s decision, the San Diego appellate court opinion that had brought these adoptions into question has been de-published.

American Academy of Pediatrics Supports Protections for Lesbian and Gay Families 01/30/2002

(NEW YORK, Wednesday January 30, 2002) —Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said a new policy from the American Academy of Pediatrics supporting legal protections for lesbian and gay families is an important landmark.

Media Briefing on Lambda's Top Concerns in the South and Nationwide 01/28/2002

(ATLANTA) — Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund invites news reporters, editors, and producers to a February 1 media breakfast briefing about Lambda’s top civil rights concerns for lesbians, gay men, and people with HIV and AIDS in the South and around the country.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments

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