Selected Cases

Since the 1970s, Lambda Legal has made history through winning legal victories that allowed LGBT people and people with HIV to live their lives with greater dignity, safety and equality under the law.

The cases below offer a broad overview of legal matters Lambda Legal has pursued on behalf of LGBT people and people living with HIV during the most recent decades of our nearly 40-year history.

Federal case seeking the freedom to marry in Indiana and recognition of legal out-of-state marriages of same-sex couples.
Case arguing for joint adoption by same-sex couples
Case arguing in favor of a transgender high school student's First Amendment right to wear a dress to prom.

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