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.

Groundbreaking case arguing against the Boy Scouts of America's discriminatory policy of excluding gay people from leadership positions
Case representing man refused dental care because he has HIV.
Case seeking the right to marry for same-sex couples in New Jersey.
Case seeking the right to marry for same-sex couples in New Jersey
Case arguing for a student's right to be protected from antigay harassment

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