Recent Victories

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.

Lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada arguing that Nevada’s ban on marriage equality violates the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
Maverick Couch is a high school junior threatened with suspension if he wore a T-shirt bearing the message “Jesus Is Not a Homophobe.”
Lambda Legal case in which a legally married same-sex couple in Iowa gave birth to a stillborn baby and was issued a death certificate by the Iowa Department of Public Health with one of the mothers' names removed with correction fluid.
Lawsuit brought by an antigay legal group attempting to strip away Wisconsin's newly enacted domestic partnership registry for same-sex couples and their families.
University's domestic partner benefits program threatened by antigay group and legislator
Case winning equal travel benefits for spouses of lesbian and gay employees of SkyWest Airlines.
Amicus brief in support of University of California Hastings Law School policy requiring publicly funded student groups to accept "all comers."
(Amicus) Case arguing against ban on any person who engages in same-sex sodomy from becoming a foster parent
Case involving a New York resident seeking an order from a New York court to dissolving her Vermont civil union.
Transgender rights case in which a state employee was denied insurance coverage for medically necessary surgery on the basis of his gender identity.
Case challenging a Wisconsin law that bars access to hormone therapy or sex reassignment surgery for prison inmates and others in state custody

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