In the News

Help us make the case for equality.

DONATE NOW

Our Sponsors

Lambda Legal attorneys and leaders in the media.

Title Datesort ascending
Hawaii Lawsuit Seeks Equal Rights for Gay Couples
The New York Times
7/29/2010
7/29/2010 "Six gay couples in Hawaii are filing a lawsuit Thursday asking for the same rights as married couples, three weeks after Gov. Linda Lingle vetoed a same-sex civil unions measure. "...The state grants some rights to gay couples through its reciprocal beneficiaries system.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections

Arizona law to deny gay benefits blocked
The Arizona Republic
7/26/2010
7/24/2010 "A federal judge has blocked Arizona from denying family health insurance to employees' same-sex partners, saying the state violated the equal-protection clause of the U.S. Constitution.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections

Gay marriage opponents, supporters face off in NJ
6ABC Action News (Philadelphia)
7/20/2010
7/20/2010

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections

Gay-marriage lawsuits escalate
USA Today
7/14/2010
7/13/2010 "The outcome of any case could depend on Justice Anthony Kennedy, author of the major gay-rights rulings and the pivotal vote on the court.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections

Log Cabin DADT Trial Begins
The Advocate
7/13/2010
7/13/2010 "Calling the discriminatory policy 'one of the most pressing civil rights issues in our great country today,' attorneys challenging 'don't ask, don't tell' in federal court said Tuesday the U.S. government has no legitimate basis for maintaining the ban on gay soldiers serving openly in the armed forces.

Military

Federal judge rules in favor of state Capitol aide fired for gender changered for gender change
Atlanta Journal Constitution
7/7/2010
7/7/2010 "A federal court has ruled in favor of a former Georgia state legislative aide who claimed she was fired after telling her boss she would come to work dressed as woman as she transitioned from man to woman.

Hawaii Governor Vetoes Bill to Allow Same-Sex Unions
The Wall Street Journal
7/7/2010
7/7/2010 "In a controversial last-minute decision, Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle Tuesday vetoed legislation that would have allowed same-sex civil unions in her state. The move was a setback for gay rights groups, and once again thrust Hawaii onto the frontlines of the national battle over gay marriage.

Lingle vetoes civil-unions bill
Honolulu Star Advertiser
7/7/2010
"Gov. Linda Lingle vetoed a civil-unions bill yesterday after concluding it was the equivalent to marriage, which she believes should be reserved for a man and a woman.

Transgender woman wins federal lawsuit against Georgia General Assembly
The GA Voice
7/6/2010
7/6/2010 "A federal judge ruled late Friday that the Georgia General Assembly illegally discriminated against Vandy Beth Glenn, a transgender woman, by firing her from her job as a legislative editor when she announced her plan to transition from male to female.

Transgender Rights

Equality Revoked: Lambda Legal asks a court to restore domestic-partner benefits for state employees
Tuscon Weekly
7/6/2010
7/1/2010 "The last time the state of Arizona seemed even remotely forward-thinking was in the fall of 2008, when then-Gov. Janet Napolitano approved benefits for all domestic partners of state employees.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections

Pages