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Boy Scouts Can Discriminate Against Gay Members, High Court Rules 06/28/2000

(NEW YORK, June 28, 2000) — A divided United States Supreme Court on Monday held that the Boy Scouts of America can discriminate against a gay scoutmaster, blunting the decade-long legal challenge to the group’s anti-gay policy that Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund has waged on behalf of decorated Eagle Scout James Dale.

Teens & Young Adults
Breaking News: Virginia Supreme Court Affirms Custody Case Ruling Favoring Lesbian Mother: Lambda Legal Declares Victory 06/06/2008

(Virginia, June 6, 2008) — Today, the Virginia Supreme Court affirmed a prior ruling by the Virginia Court of Appeals that said that the state must honor the Vermont Supreme Court's order of visitation between Janet Jenkins and her daughter.

Adoption and Parenting
Brief Filed on Initiative Procedure 06/20/2008

(San Francisco, June 20, 2008) – Three California voters and four organizations dedicated to protecting the civil rights of gay and lesbian people filed a lawsuit in the California Supreme Court today about an initiative that seeks to change the California Constitution to bar gay and lesbian couples from marriage. That initiative is currently slated to appear on the November ballot.

Briefing Concludes in Prop 8 Legal Challenge 01/21/2009

Bus Tour Set To Roll Through Illinois in August and October; Lambda Legal and Families To Meet With Community Groups and Civic Leaders on Marriage For Same-Sex Couples 07/07/2004

Bush Administration Not Making the Grade in the War on AIDS 03/14/2002

HIV
Bush Statement as Marriages Begin in Massachusetts is a 'Dishonest and Irresponsible' Attempt to 'Circumvent Our System of Justice,' Lambda Legal Says 05/17/2004

By 55% to 41%, New Jersey likely voters say gay couples should be able to marry, according to Zogby Poll released today; the margin among Independent voters is an even bigger 60% to 36% 07/28/2003

Calhoun v Pennington: Atlanta Eagle Raid Case 12/03/2010

The parties have reached an agreement to settle this case, which they believe is in the best interest of the City, its residents, and visitors. This agreement includes monetary compensation and reforms of the Atlanta Police Department.

Criminal Justice
California Appeals Court Urged to Uphold Lower Courts Ruling Allowing Same-Sex Couples to Marry 11/09/2005

(San Francisco, Wednesday, November 9, 2005) — In a brief filed today in the California Court of Appeal in San Francisco, Lambda Legal, the National Center for Lesbian Rights and the ACLU explain why the trial court was correct in ruling that under California’s constitution, same-sex couples cannot be barred from marrying.

Youth and Schools

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