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Oregon Ruling Is Unprecedented Victory for Gay Civil Rights 12/10/1998

(LOS ANGELES, December 10, 1998) -- Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Thursday that an Oregon appellate court decision ordering that employment benefits be given to both married and same-sex couples is historic, and has great potential to advance a big array of lesbian and gay civil rights in the state.

Organizations Jointly Oppose Death Penalty 02/12/1999

(February 10, 1999) -- Today 11 major organizations representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities announced their joint opposition to the death penalty.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Parejas del Mismo Sexo Piden a la Corte Suprema que Derogue la Prohibición Contra el Matrimonio 03/04/2008

(San Francisco, March 4, 2008) — Abogados representantes de parejas del mismo sexo presentaron argumentos hoy ante la Corte Suprema de California en un pleito histórico que busca la derogación de una ley estatal que prohíbe casarse a las lesbianas y hombres gays.

Pennsylvania Appeals Court Reunites Lesbian Mom with Daughter — Lambda Legal Hails Heartwarming Victory for Client 03/29/2005

(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 29, 2005) — A Pennsylvania state appeals court issued a strong ruling that grants a lesbian mom visitation with her daughter that had been denied solely because her ex-partner (the child’s biological mother) worked to alienate the child from her, Lambda Legal said today.

Pennsylvania Court Says Children's Welfare Comes Before Rights of Biological Parent in Case Involving Lesbian Mothers 09/27/2005

(Philadelphia, September 27, 2005) — The Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirmed a lower court ruling awarding custody of twins to Patricia Jones, a lesbian mother, ruling that Jones would provide a better home than her ex-partner, Ellen Boring (the children's biological parent).

Pennsylvania Lets Historic Custody Decision Stand in Lesbian Parenting Case 11/29/2006

(Philadelphia, November 29, 2006) — The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania let stand a lower court ruling awarding custody to Patricia Jones (a lesbian mother) because she would provide a better home than her ex-partner, Ellen Boring (the children's biological parent).

Pennsylvania's Highest Court Rules Lesbian Mom Can Seek Visitation 01/02/2002

(NEW YORK, Wednesday, January 2, 2002) —The Pennsylvania state Supreme Court has affirmed a ruling that a lesbian mother who raised a child with her former partner may seek visitation despite the biological mother’s objection, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, which argued the case, said Wednesday.

Plymouth-Canton Education Association v. Plymouth-Canton Board of Education 05/02/2002

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Positive Justice Project Members Endorse REPEAL HIV Discrimination Act 09/23/2011

Members of the Positive Justice Project, a national coalition dedicated to ending the targeting of people with HIV for unreasonable criminal prosecution, voiced their support for the REPEAL HIV Discrimination Act that Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) introduced today.

Praising Massachusetts Court Ruling Allowing Same-Sex Couples To Marry, Lambda Legal Vows To Push Forward 11/18/2003

(New York, Tuesday, November 18, 2003) - Celebrating a historic Massachusetts high court ruling today granting gay couples full marriage rights, Lambda Legal vowed to push forward to win marriage for same-sex couples in New Jersey and other states.