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Federal Appeals Court Hears Arguments Against Virginia Marriage Ban 05/13/2014

RICHMOND, Va. – A federal appeals court will hear extended arguments today in a challenge to Virginia’s constitutional and statutory bans on marriage for same-sex couples.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Lambda Legal Applauds NYC Police Dept. Move to Limit Use of Condoms as Evidence of Prostitution 05/12/2014

(New York, May 12, 2014) - After the announcement today by New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton that police will no longer use possession of condoms as evidence of prostitution in particular circumstances, Lambda Legal issued the following statement from Deputy Legal Director Hayley Gorenberg

Criminal Justice
Lambda Legal Denounces Indiana AG for Fighting Marriage of Woman Battling Cancer and Her Wife 05/09/2014

(Evansville, IN, May 9, 2014) — Lambda Legal today denounced Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller for appealing the court order issued yesterday ago compelling the State of Indiana to recognize the marriage of a woman battling stage four ovarian cancer and her wife.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Indiana Attorney General: Respect Marriage of Terminally Ill Woman and Her Wife | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Victory! Indiana Federal Court Again Orders Recognition of Marriage for Woman Fighting Cancer and Her Wife 05/08/2014

(Evansville, IN, May 8, 2014) — Today, a federal court in Indiana again ordered the state to recognize the marriage of Amy Sandler and Niki Quasney. Lambda Legal won an emergency order for the couple in April which was set to expire on May 8 — today’s decision extends the requirement of the state to recognize their marriage throughout the court proceedings.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Lambda Legal and Advocates Urge Gov. Christie to Stop Playing Politics with the Court 05/05/2014

(New York, May 5, 2014) - Lambda Legal today launched a multi-faceted campaign in conjunction with New Jersey-based legal organizations, citizens groups, and unions to persuade New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie not to play politics with the New Jersey Supreme Court.

Fair Courts Project
Lambda Legal Urges Federal Court to Extend Marriage to All Indiana Same-Sex Couples 05/02/2014

(Evansville, IN, May 2, 2014) — Today, Lambda Legal asked a federal court to compel the State of Indiana to continue to recognize the marriage of a lesbian couple from Munster, as well as to extend the freedom to marry to all Indiana same-sex couples.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Lambda Legal Adds New Attorney, Kyle Palazzolo, To Midwest Regional Office 04/28/2014

(Chicago, April 29, 2014) – Lambda Legal today announced Kyle Palazzolo as a new Staff and HIV Project Attorney at the Midwest Regional Office in Chicago.

Lambda Legal Hires Omar Gonzalez-Pagan as Staff Attorney in National Headquarters 04/28/2014

(New York, April 28, 2014) - Lambda Legal today announced Omar Gonzalez-Pagan as a new staff attorney in its National Headquarters.

Lambda Legal Files Federal Lawsuit to End Marriage Ban for Georgia Same-Sex Couples 04/22/2014

(Atlanta, April 22, 2014) - Today Lambda Legal filed a federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia on behalf of a widow and three same-sex couples challenging Georgia’s discriminatory marriage ban.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Lambda Legal Sues Doctor and Clinic for Denying Medical Care to Transgender Woman 04/16/2014

(Urbana, IL, April 16, 2014) — Yesterday, in the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, Urbana Division, Lambda Legal filed a lawsuit on behalf of Naya Taylor, a transgender womandenied medical care after she requested hormone replacement therapy.

Health Care Fairness | Transgender Rights