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Indiana Legislature Proposes Limited RFRA Repair Bill, Lambda Legal Calls For Full Fix That Protects LGBT Hoosiers And Others 04/02/2015

Today, the Indiana legislature proposed a limited fix it bill that would amend the recently passed, so-called “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” (RFRA).

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Lambda Legal Congratulates Crispin Torres For Being Named To The Trans 100 03/31/2015

(New York, NY – March 30, 2015) Lambda Legal is proud to announce today that Crispin Torres, Community Educator in Lambda Legal’s Midwestern Regional Office, has been named to the Trans 100.

Transgender Rights
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
Lambda Legal to Gov. Pence: If You Mean It, Stop the Discrimination 03/29/2015

(Indianapolis, IN, March 29, 2015) – As the nation condemns Indiana Gov.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Gregory Packaging Stands with Lambda Legal to Affirm HIV-Positive Employee Posed No Safety Risk 03/26/2015

(Atlanta, March 26, 2015) — Lambda Legal and Gregory Packaging, Inc. today jointly announced the resolution of a lawsuit filed on behalf of Chanse Cox, who was dismissed from his job as a machine operator at Gregory Packaging’s Suncup juice manufacturing facility in Georgia after reporting he has HIV.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace | HIV
Lambda Legal Slams Indiana Gov. Pence’s Rush to Sign Discriminatory Religious Exemptions Bill 03/25/2015

(Indianapolis, IN, March 26, 2015) – Indiana Gov. Mike Pence today signed SB101, the deeply flawed bill designed to allow private businesses, individuals and organizations to discriminate against anyone in Indiana on religious grounds.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Indiana House Passes Religious Discrimination Bill, SB 101: Lambda Legal Issues Alert to LGBT Community 03/23/2015

(Indianapolis, IN, March 19, 2015) - Today, the Indiana House of Representatives, with a vote of 63-31, passed a bill designed to allow private businesses, individuals and organizations to discriminate against anyone in Indiana on religious grounds.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Lambda Legal Applauds Puerto Rico Government for No Longer Defending Discriminatory Marriage Ban 03/20/2015

(San Juan, PR, March 20, 2015) — Today, Puerto Rico’s Secretary of Justice César Miranda announced that he will submit a brief saying he would no longer oppose the right of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Puerto Ricans to marry in support Lambda Legal’s lawsuit seeking to end the discriminatory ban on marriage for LGBT people on the island, saying he agrees the ban is unconstitutional and should be lifted.

Adultos LGBT de la tercera edad | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Lambda Legal Issues Statement Condemning Confirmation of Rev. Meeks as Chair of Illinois State Board of Education 03/19/2015

(Chicago, IL, March 19, 2015) -- In response to the confirmation of Reverend James Meeks as Chair of the Illinois State Board of Education in the Illinois Senate, Christopher Clark, Counsel and Youth and Schools Program Strategist for Lambda Legal, released the following statement:

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Criminal Justice and Police Misconduct | Teens & Young Adults | Youth and Schools
Legal Teams Submit Proposal to U.S. Supreme Court Regarding Oral Argument in Marriage Cases 03/17/2015

(Washington D.C.) — Today counsel representing all plaintiffs from the Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee marriage lawsuits submitted a proposal to the U.S. Supreme Court requesting that argument time be divided equally among the cases from the four states.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections