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ACLU and Lambda Legal Challenge Law Barring Transgender People Access to Medical Treatment in Prison 01/24/2006

(Milwaukee, WI, January 24, 2006) — Lambda Legal and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit today in federal court on behalf of two transgender women challenging a Wisconsin law that bars them from access to appropriate medical treatment while they are incarcerated.

Transgender Rights
ACLU and Lambda Legal Challenge Law Barring Transgender People Access to Medical Treatment in Prison 01/24/2006

(Milwaukee, WI, January 24, 2006) — Lambda Legal and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit today in federal court on behalf of two transgender women challenging a Wisconsin law that bars them from access to appropriate medical treatment while they are incarcerated.  

Transgender Rights
ACLU and Lambda Legal File Federal Lawsuit To Strike Down Nebraskas Extreme Law Banning Any Recognition of Gay Couples 04/30/2003

LINCOLN, NE - Charging that Nebraska’s constitutional amendment banning any kind of same-sex relationship recognition blocks gay people from advocating for even the most basic protections for their families, Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund and the American Civil Liberties Union today asked a federal court to strike down the law.

ACLU and Lambda Legal Laud Ruling in Support of Same-Sex Spouse's Right to Equal Treatment 06/23/2011

(Baltimore, MD, June 23, 2011) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland and Lambda Legal hailed a ruling by the Washington County Circuit Court recognizing that Maryland's law protecting persons from being forced to testify in court against their spouse applies equally to same-sex spouses validly married outside of Maryland. The ruling sends a strong message that legally married same-sex couples are entitled to recognition of their marriages under Maryland law.

ACLU and Lambda Legal Urge Federal Appeals Court to Uphold Ruling Striking Down Extreme Nebraska Law Banning All Protections for Same-Sex Couples 11/01/2005

(LINCOLN, NE) Lambda Legal and the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a brief before a federal appeals court urging the court to let stand an earlier decision striking down Nebraska’s extreme anti-gay relationship law that bans all protections for same-sex couples, including civil unions and domestic partnership.

Criminal Justice
Advocacy Groups Release FAQ Guide for Maryland Same-Sex Couples Married Out of State 03/08/2010

Today, Lambda Legal, American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland, the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Equality Maryland, and the American Civil Liberties Union released a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) guide for same-sex couples in Maryland who married out of state.

Advocates Condemn State, National Push for Names Reporting 03/17/1999

(NEW YORK, March 17, 1999) -- Advocates for African-American, Latino, Asian-American, gay and poor communities Wednesday denounced draft regulations for New York's controversial HIV names reporting/partner notification law and issued a joint warning against similar efforts across the country.

HIV
After Demise of DOMA, Lambda Legal Plans Swift Action in New Jersey for Marriage Equality 06/26/2013

(Trenton, June 26, 2013) — Today after the Supreme Court's historic decision to strike down Section 3 of the discriminatory federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Lambda Legal released the following statement from Hayley Gorenberg, Deputy Legal Director of Lambda Legal and lead attorney in the New Jersey marriage equality lawsuit.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
After Five — Year Lambda Legal Lawsuit, Foreign Service Drops Blanket Ban on Hiring People Living With HIV 02/15/2008

(New York, February 15, 2008) — New State Department guidelines lift the agency's blanket ban under which candidates who have HIV were barred from becoming Foreign Service Officers.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
After Passage of Anti-Marriage Measure, Californians Must Unite for Gay Equality 03/08/2000

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