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After Passage of Anti-Marriage Measure, Californians Must Unite for Gay Equality 03/08/2000

Again, New York Court Says Recognition of Out-of-State Marriages of Same-Sex Couples Follows New York Law: Lambda Legal Applauds Ruling 03/06/2008

(New York, March 5, 2008) — A New York State Judge has upheld the New York Department of Civil Service's policy recognizing Canadian marriages of same-sex couples for purposes of spousal health insurance coverage for public employees.

Same-Sex Relationships
Air Transport Association v. City and County of San Francisco 11/10/2000

(LOS ANGELES, November 10, 2000) — Helping fend off attacks from the airline industry and a conservative Christian group, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund again stands with San Francisco in defense of the city’s landmark Equal Benefits Ordinance.

Alphonso David Joins Lambda Legals National Headquarters, Will Assist on Lambda Legals Lawsuit for Marriage Equality in New York 05/07/2004

(New York, May 7, 2004) - Lambda Legal announced today that Alphonso David, a respected litigator who clerked for a federal judge and interned with the Public Defender Office of Philadelphia, has joined the legal team in Lambda Legal’s national headquarters in New York as a Staff Attorney.

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.

Adoption and Parenting
Americans With Disabilities Act Can Protect People with HIV 06/25/1998

(NEW YORK, June 25, 1998) -- Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund and the Whitman-Walker Clinic hailed Thursday's United States Supreme Court ruling that HIV disease is within the broad scope of the Americans with Disabilities Act protection from discrimination.

HIV
Americans with Disabilities Act Takes Another Hit in the Supreme Court 06/10/2002

HIV
Anne Arundel School Employee Gets Benefits for Same-Sex Spouse Following Lambda Legal Discrimination Complaint 11/16/2011

(Anne Arundel County, MD November 16, 2011)—Lambda Legal announced today that Stacy Pipkin, an administrator with Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS), will receive employment benefits for her same-sex spouse, following a Lambda Legal complaint on her behalf with the Maryland Commission on Human Relations and policy change from AACPS.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace | Health Care Fairness | Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Another Lambda Legal Victory - Arkansas Supreme Court Decision Strikes Down State's Sodomy Law 07/09/2002

Criminal Justice
Anti-Gay Bias Prevalent in California Court System, New Report Says 02/02/2001

Fair Courts Project

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