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Anti-Gay Discrimination To Be Topic in Three Iowa Cities 04/16/2001

(CHICAGO, April 16, 2001) — A three-day speak out in key Iowa cities will raise questions about anti-gay discrimination in employment, Boy Scouts, and adoption by lesbian and gay parents.

Adoption and Parenting
Anti-Gay Law Challenged in Ohio 05/01/2001

Criminal Justice
Antigay Campaigns Dont Get the Vote 11/08/2006

Kevin Cathcart, Executive Director of Lambda Legal, issued the following statement in response to the 2006 election results and what they mean for the LGBT community:

Antigay Groups Ask To Enter Lambda Legal Lawsuit that Seeks Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in New York State 04/20/2004

(New York, April 20, 2004) - Antigay groups are asking a Manhattan court to let them intervene in a lawsuit filed last month by same-sex couples seeking the right to marry in New York, Lambda Legal said today. Lambda Legal represents the five lesbian and gay New York City couples in the first of several recent lawsuits filed in the state seeking full marriage for same-sex couples.

Appeals Court To Hear Hopeful Mothers Case Against Health Care Providers That Refused Infertility Services Because Shes a Lesbian 02/07/2003

(San Diego, February 7, 2003) - A state appeals court will hear arguments Monday in the case of a San Diego woman whose health care providers refused medical treatment to her because she is a lesbian.

Reproductive Rights and Sexual Health
Appeals Court To Hear Lesbian Couples Case Against Country Club That Denied Them Benefits Because They Are Gay 02/09/2004

(San Diego, February 9, 2004) - A state appeals court will hear arguments today in the case of a San Diego lesbian couple whose country club refused to treat them like other committed couples. Lambda Legal, which represents the women, is asking the court to order the country club to treat same-sex couples equally and fairly.

Same-Sex Relationships
Appeals Court to Hear Womans Case Against Harrahs Casino for Sex Discrimination 12/02/2003

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Arkansans Urge Supreme Court to Keep Government Out of Their Bedrooms 10/30/2001

(NEW YORK, October 30, 2001) — Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, on behalf of seven Arkansas lesbians and gay men, is urging the Arkansas Supreme Court to strike down the state’s archaic ban on intimate relations between consenting adults of the same sex.

Criminal Justice
Arkansas Court Strikes Down Anti-Gay Sodomy Law 03/23/2001

(NEW YORK, March 23, 2001) — Ruling Friday that it is unconstitutional for Arkansas to ban consensual sex for adult same-sex couples, a court overturned the state’s anti-gay sodomy law in response to a challenge from seven lesbian and gay state residents, represented by Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund.

Criminal Justice
Arkansas Supreme Court Gives Green Light to Sodomy Challenge 06/24/1999

(NEW YORK, June 24, 1999) -- In an important step towards overturning one of the remaining state laws banning most sexual intimacy for lesbian and gay couples, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that a lawsuit against the state sodomy law can proceed, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said.

Criminal Justice

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