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Victory! Lambda Legal Helps South Dakota Transgender Employee Win Landmark Settlement After Wrongful Termination 09/16/2013

(Rapid City, SD, September 16, 2013) — Today Lambda Legal announced a landmark settlement for Cori McCreery, a transgender woman in South Dakota who was terminated from her job after she informed her employer that she would be taking steps to transition from male to female at work.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace | Transgender Rights
Victory! Lambda Legal Persuades Social Security to Give Survivor Benefits to 92-Year-Old Transgender Widow 02/24/2014

(New York, February 24, 2014) — Today, after months of advocacy, Lambda Legal announced the Social Security Administration (SSA) paid Robina Asti, a 92-year-old transgender woman, the survivor benefits she was denied after her husband’s death.

Seniors | Transgender Rights
Victory! Married Same-Sex Couple in Lambda Legal Case Sign Up for Military Benefits at Texas National Guard Base 11/27/2013

(Dallas, TX, November 27, 2013) - After increasing pressure to follow U.S. Department of Defense guidelines, the Texas Military Forces today allowed Lambda Legal's client, Alicia Butler the wife of 1st Lt. Judith Chedville to register for federal military benefits at Camp Mabry.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Military | Same-Sex Relationships
Victory! NJ Court Allows Marriages to Proceed in Lambda Legal’s Case 10/10/2013

(Trenton, October 10, 2013) — Today the New Jersey Superior Court denied the State’s motion to stay the September 27th ruling allowing same-sex couples to marry.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Victory! NJ High Court Allows Marriages to Proceed in Lambda Legal Case 10/18/2013

 (Trenton, October 18, 2013) - Today the New Jersey Supreme Court, agreeing with the lower court's Sept. 27th ruling, denied the State's motion to postpone allowing same-sex couples to marry.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Victory! Ohio Court Announces It Will Declare Ban on Recognition of Out of State Marriages of Same-sex Couples Unconstitutional 04/04/2014

(Cincinnati, OH, April 4, 2014) — Today, a federal court in Ohio announced that it will declare Ohio’s ban on recognizing out of state marriages of same-sex couples unconstitutional.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Victory! Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Domestic Partnership Registry in Lambda Legal Case 07/31/2014

(Madison, WI, July 31, 2014) - Today the Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld the state’s domestic partnership registry as constitutional, bringing a joyful end to a long legal battle by Lambda Legal on behalf of Fair Wisconsin and five intervening defendant couples.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Village of Westmont To Pay $125,000, Enact Broad Policy Changes To Settle HIV Discrimination Case 05/29/2003

(Chicago, Thursday, May 29, 2003) - The Village of Westmont will pay $125,000 to a man who was denied a job in the police department, settling a lawsuit against the town for HIV discrimination, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund announced today.

Virginia Attorney General Finds State Marriage Ban Unconstitutional 01/23/2014

The Virginia attorney general will announce today that his office has concluded Virginia’s bans on marriages for same-sex couples are unconstitutional, and he will no longer defend legal challenges to the bans now pending in federal court.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Virginia Court of Appeals Upholds Vermont Court Order in Lesbian Mom Custody Dispute: Lambda Legal Hails Victory 11/28/2006

(Richmond, VA, November 28, 2006) — Today, the Virginia Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the Commonwealth of Virginia has no say in a custody dispute that began in Vermont between Janet Jenkins and her former partner Lisa Miller.

Adoption and Parenting

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