All year long, Lambda Legal wins legal victories for LGBT people and people with HIV who seek full and equal rights—on the job, as parents and couples, in health care, school, our communities and in all aspects of our lives.
Below are case summaries for our recent legal victories.
Federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a transgender woman fired from her job as a Legislative Editor after she stated her intention to live as a woman in accordance with her health care providers' recommendations.
Case seeking to remove custody restriction forcing a same-sex couple to live separately in order to retain custody of a child
Man fired from a Subway restaurant after disclosing his HIV status
Case arguing for joint adoption by same-sex couples
Case representing HIV positive man denied kidney transplant.
Case seeking custodial rights for a non-biological mother whose ex-partner used Ohio's constitutional amendment in an attempt to have her barred from seeing her children.
Case arguing that a doctor cannot refuse to perform surgery on a man because of his HIV status
Amicus brief criticizing the denial of immigration relief for the wife of a U.S. citizen.
Case arguing for the rights of a non-biological parent to receive primary custody of a child if biological parent is unfit
Case arguing to uphold domestic partnership laws despite Proposition 22, California's antigay marriage initiative
Case in California arguing that businesses that extend benefits to married couples must also extend them on an equal basis to registered domestic partners