Docket (Open Cases)

Lambda Legal selects cases that will have the greatest impact in protecting and advancing the rights of LGBT people and those with HIV.

We are involved in approximately 65 open cases at a time. Below is a selection of our current active cases.

Amicus brief defending a federal prisoner’s right to sue the U.S. government after sexual assault by a prison guard.
Missouri State Trooper’s partner of 15 years is denied survivor’s benefits after trooper dies while on duty.
Case representing same-sex partner of shooting victim seeking survivor benefits in Alaska.
HIV criminalization case where an HIV-positive man was sentenced to 25 years in prison and lifetime registration as a sex offender after a one-time sexual encounter in which he used a condom.
Case representing same-sex couples in Illinois seeking the freedom to marry.
Lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada arguing that Nevada’s ban on marriage equality violates the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
Case representing a lesbian couple denied accommodation at a Hawai'i commercial business establishment.
Lawsuit brought by an antigay legal group attempting to strip away Wisconsin's newly enacted domestic partnership registry for same-sex couples and their families.
Case arguing against a clinic's policy of refusing fertility services to gay men
Case representing Arizona lesbian and gay state employees facing elimination of their domestic partner benefits.
Transgender rights case in which a state employee was denied insurance coverage for medically necessary surgery on the basis of his gender identity.

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