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Religious, Civil Rights, and Child Advocacy Groups Support Same-Sex Couples in Legal Battle to Marry 09/26/2007

(San Francisco, CA, September 26, 2007) In 30 amicus briefs submitted today to the California Supreme Court, scores of religious, civil rights, and child advocacy organizations, along with numerous California municipal governments, bar associations, and leading legal scholars, urged the court to put an end to state laws that deny same-sex couples the protections of marriage.

Rights Groups Release Updated Guide for New York Same-Sex Couples Married Out of State 01/26/2009

Roger Poindexter Takes Over as Head of Lambda Legal South Central Regional Office 11/23/2010

(Dallas, November 22, 2010) - Lambda Legal has announced that former national board member Roger Poindexter has been hired as director of the organization's eight-state South Central Regional Office. Poindexter took over from interim Regional Director Charles MarLett on November 1.

Ruling "Hits the 'Pause' Button, Not the 'Stop' Button" and Doesn't Yet Address Substantive Questions on Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in San Francisco, Lambda Legal Says 03/11/2004

(San Francisco, Thursday, March 11, 2004) — A California Supreme Court ruling this afternoon temporarily keeps San Francisco officials from issuing more marriage licenses to same-sex couples, but the court has not yet addressed whether it’s constitutional to deny marriage to lesbian and gay couples, Lambda Legal said.

Ruling from the Bench, Judge Lifts Georgia Ban on DP Health Benefits 09/22/1999

(ATLANTA, September 22, 1999) -- A Fulton County judge wasted little time at a hearing Wednesday and firmly rebuked Georgia Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine's attempts to block implementation of Atlanta's domestic partner ordinance, ordering him to lift his statewide ban on domestic partner coverage in insurance policies, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Ruling in Mother-Grandparent Dispute Could Affect Lesbian and Gay Families 07/10/2001

(LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2001) — A California child visitation dispute between a mother and her child’s paternal grandparents does not involve lesbian or gay parents, but it still has important implications for their families, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Tuesday.

Adoption and Parenting
Ruling on Washington Visitation Law Suggests Balanced Approach to Parental Rights 06/05/2000

Adoption and Parenting
Salt Lake School District Official Sued For Nixing Yet Another Student Club 04/11/2000

Youth and Schools
Same-Sex Couples Appeal to California Supreme Court in Marriage Case 11/13/2006

(San Francisco, California, November 13, 2006) — Today, attorneys representing same-sex couples, Equality California, and Our Family Coalition are asking the California Supreme Court to decide whether barring same-sex couples from marriage violates the California Constitution.

Same-sex Couples Ask California Supreme Court to Strike Down Marriage Ban 03/04/2008

(San Francisco, March 4, 2008) — Attorneys for same-sex couples presented arguments to the California Supreme Court today in a historic lawsuit seeking to strike down a state law that bars lesbians and gay men from marriage.

Same-Sex Relationships

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