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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, Relationships and Family Protections
Victory! West Virginia Attorney General Concedes Marriage Ban Unconstitutional 10/09/2014

(Huntington, WV, October 9, 2014) – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrissey today agreed to end the state’s defense of WV’s discriminatory marriage ban in Lambda Legal’s marriage case one day after the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia lifted its stay on the case, McGee v. Cole. et. al.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Victory! U.S. Supreme Court Clears Way for Same-Sex Couples to Marry in South Carolina 11/20/2014

“We congratulate all the happy couples as South Carolina becomes the 34th state where same-sex couples may marry.”  (Charleston, SC) — Today, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the motion filed by South Carolina’s Attorney General  to further delay the start of marriage for same-sex couples.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Victory! Texas Prison Officials Agree to Place Lambda Legal Transgender Client Passion Star in Safekeeping 03/30/2015

“At last Texas officials have taken appropriate and long-overdue steps to protect our client.”

Criminal Justice and Police Misconduct | Transgender Rights
Victory! Texas Employee Retirement System Enrolls Wife of UNT Administrator in Health Plan 07/02/2015

(Dallas, TX, July 2, 2015) – Lambda Legal client Deborah Leliaert today confirmed that she has been able to enroll her wife, Paula Woolworth, in the spousal health insurance plan administered by the Employee Retirement System of Texas (ERS) for state employees.  

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Employment and Rights in the Workplace | Health Care Fairness | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Seniors
Victory! Supreme Court Upholds Key Protections of Fair Housing Act 06/25/2015

“The Court’s ruling acknowledges the entrenched nature of policies that perpetuate housing segregation, and the importance of disparate impact claims in addressing them.”

Victory! South Carolina High School Reverses Position on Lesbian Student’s Right to Wear T-Shirt 09/21/2015

(Chesnee, SC Friday, September 21, 2015) – After receiving a letter from Lambda Legal, Chesnee High School Principal Thomas Ezell agreed to allow student Brianna Popour to wear a t-shirt bearing the message “Nobody Knows I’m A Lesbian.”

Youth and Schools
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, Relationships and Family Protections
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, Relationships and Family Protections
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, Relationships and Family Protections