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.

Case seeking to reverse a Michigan trial court ruling that violated the Full Faith and Credit clause by making three adopted children legal orphans in the state.
Case of a man who allegedly bit his neighbor and was charged with violating a Michigan bioterrorism statute based on the allegation that he has HIV.

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