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In My Own Words 2/1/2008

As Lambda Legal celebrates its 35th anniversary, we take a moment to look back and reflect on our humble yet ambitious beginnings. We are pleased to present a special edition of In My Own Words, shared with us by one of our founders, Bill Thom.

Arc of History 1/24/2008

Let us realize the arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice. —Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In less than two decades, I witnessed the arc of history bending toward justice.

Assuring Non-Discrimination in Healthcare: Washington's Law Against Discrimination and the American Medical Association's Rules of Ethics 12/4/2007

Washington State Legal Briefing December 2007 Lambda Legal provides this briefing to healthcare professionals in Washington State to clarify the non-discrimination requirements of Washington's anti-discrimination law and the national guidance of the American Medical Association's Code of Ethics.

Denying Access to Marriage Harms Families 5/21/2007

The harms to families from discrimination in marriage have been a significant part of Lambda Legal’s caseload over the years. This document is a partial list of the harms that concern families, with examples from Lambda Legal’s prior work.

Law Against Discrimination Protecting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People in Washington 5/14/2007

A Lambda Legal fact sheet about Washington State's new anti-discrimination law

The Continuing Relevance of Stigma and Discrimination 3/8/2007

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Dispelling Myths About CDC's New Recommendations Regarding HIV Testing, Informed Consent and Pre-test Counseling 3/8/2007

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The Importance of Informed Consent and Counseling In HIV Testing 3/8/2007

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A Summary of Evidence of the Importance of Specific Written Consent and Pre-test Counseling in HIV Testing 3/8/2007

Excerpt: "Increasing the numbers of people living with undiagnosed HIV who get tested, so that they will learn their status and get into care earlier, has our support. But expanded testing should be done with specific, written consent and after some counseling, for the reasons summarized below...."

The Oregon Equality Act 2/14/2007

In 2007, the State of Oregon enacted the Oregon Equality Act (also known as SB2), the landmark law to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people from discrimination.

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