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 arguing for a gay father to have joint custody of his three children
Case seeking the right for a lesbian woman to adopt her second child
Case seeking regular visitation rights for a lesbian mother and the daughter she and her former partner had while in a Vermont civil union
Case representing a Virginia same-sex couple seeking to fend off the surrogate mother's attack on the North Carolina consent order awarding both of them primary physical custody.