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U.S. Department of Justice Files Brief in Support of Lambda Legal Case Against Upstate New York School District 08/18/2010

Last Friday, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of discrimination claims against Indian River Central School District in a federal lawsuit filed by Lambda Legal, with the assistance of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, on behalf of Charlie Pratt, who suffered sexist and antigay harassment at school.

Youth and Schools | Teens & Young Adults
U.S. Department of Education Says Gay-Straight Alliances Equal to other Student Clubs; Lambda Legal Urges Schools to Take Note 06/14/2011

(Washington D.C., June 14, 2011) - After the U.S. Department of Education released a guidance letter to school districts across the country making clear that gay straight alliances must be allowed to form on an equal basis with other student groups Lambda Legal issued the following statement from Deputy Legal Director Hayley Gorenberg.

Teens & Young Adults
U.S. Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Lambda Legal Clients Seeking Birth Certificate for Adopted Child 02/18/2010

(New Orleans, February 18, 2010) – The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that the Louisiana Registrar of Vital Statistics must respect a New York adoption by a same-sex couple of a Louisiana-born baby boy.

Adoption and Parenting
U.S. Court of Appeals Issues Decision in Lambda Legal's Case Charging Condoleezza Rice with HIV Discrimination: Man with HIV Must Have His Day in Court 06/27/2006

(Washington D.C., June 27, 2006) — Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued a decision in Lambda Legal’s lawsuit on behalf of Lorenzo Taylor, a man who was denied employment as a Foreign Service Officer by the U.S. State Department because he has HIV, stating that Taylor presented “more than enough” evidence for the matter to go to trial.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
U.S. Court of Appeals Hears Oral Arguments in Lambda Legal's Case Charging Condoleezza Rice with HIV Discrimination 04/27/2006

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
U.S. Court of Appeals Hears Arguments in Lambda Legal's Case Seeking Birth Certificate for Child Adopted by Two Fathers 10/07/2009

(New Orleans, October 7, 2009) – A three-member panel of federal judges in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals heard today from attorneys on both sides regarding Lambda Legal’s lawsuit against the Louisiana Registrar of Vital Statistics for refusing to respect the New York adoption by a same-sex couple of a Louisiana-born baby boy.

Adoption and Parenting
U. S. Court of Appeals Weighs Arguments In Lambda Legal's Case Against Oklahoma's Antigay Adoption Invalidation Law 11/13/2006

(Denver, November 13, 2006) — The U. S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit heard oral arguments today in the appeal of Lambda Legal’s lawsuit that struck down Oklahoma’s antigay Adoption Invalidation Law.

Adoption and Parenting
U. S. Court of Appeals Upholds Decision Striking Down Oklahoma's Adoption Invalidation Law in Lawsuit Brought by Lambda Legal 08/03/2007

Adoption and Parenting
Two Men Continue Fight to Overturn Texas Anti-Gay Law 04/16/2001

Criminal Justice
Two Delaware Dads Now Both Legal Parents of Children They Have Been Raising 10/15/2001

(NEW YORK, Monday, October 15, 2001) —Two youngsters in Delaware now share two legal fathers thanks to a ruling that allowed a gay man to adopt his partner’s children, said Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, which represented the father.

Adoption and Parenting

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