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UPS Denies Spousal Benefits to Employees in New Jersey Civil Unions: Lambda Legal to Represent Couples

(New York, July 9, 2007) — Today, Lambda Legal produced a letter from UPS that draws a startling distinction between civil unions and marriage in its denial of spousal benefits for employees joined in civil unions.

HIV Legal, Medical and Service Providers Launch Guide to HIV Testing

(New York, June 26, 2007) --- Today, Lambda Legal, AIDS Foundation of Chicago, and the Center for HIV Law and Policy launched a broadly-endorsed set of fundamental principles for HIV testing in honor of National HIV Testing Day, which is tomorrow, June 27.


Legal, medical, and service providers created a single set of principles that should guide HIV testing programs, emphasizing the fundamental principles that HIV testing must always be informed, voluntary, confidential, and supported by health care.

Lambda Legal Mourns Loss of Attorney Who Helped Bring About Landmark Victory for Gay and Lesbian Students

(New York, June 21, 2007) --- Today, Lambda Legal issued the following statement from Legal Director, Jon W. Davidson, mourning the death of David E. Springer, a partner at the Chicago Office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

Lambda Legal's New York Marriage Equality Plaintiffs Issue Call to Legislature: Please Pass Marriage Equality Bill

(New York, June 14, 2007) --- Today, the plaintiffs in Lambda Legal's lawsuit seeking marriage for same-sex couples in New York released an open letter asking legislators to pass bill A.8590, the marriage equality bill currently before the New York Assembly:

Lambda Legal Statement on the 40th Anniversary of Landmark Supreme Court Decision in Loving v. Virginia

(New York, June 12, 2007) --- Today, the 40th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision in Loving v. Virginia that ended the ban on interracial marriage, Lambda Legal released the following statement by Legal Director Jon W. Davidson:

Merrill Lynch Continues Support as Lambda Legal National Corporate Sponsor

(New York, Monday June 4, 2007) --- Lambda Legal announces today that Merrill Lynch, one of the world's leading financial management and advisory companies continues its support of Lambda Legal with a $100,000 gift.

Lambda Legal to File Lawsuit on Behalf of Lesbian Homeowners in Federal Court Against Self-Described 'America's #1 Home Loan Lender'

(New York, May 24, 2007) -- Today, Lambda Legal filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of New York federal court on behalf of a same-sex couple after the self described "America's #1 home loan lender" refused to add one partner to the other's existing mortgage, and then threatened to foreclose on their home.

Lambda Legal Holds Clock In For Equality: The National Day of Action for Workplace Fairness for LGBT Workers and Workers Living with HIV

(New York, May 15, 2007) - Today Lambda Legal has coordinated hundreds of events and activities across the country as part of Clock In For Equality, Lambda Legal's national day of action for workplace fairness for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workers, and workers living with HIV.

Firefighters' Union Joins Lambda Legal Letter Seeking Partners Benefits for Bellevue City Employees

(Bellevue, WA, May 14, 2007) — The union representing Bellevue city firefighters has joined a Lambda Legal letter in support of family benefits for City workers with domestic partners. Lambda Legal delivered the letter to Mayor Grant Degginer and members of the Bellevue City Council this morning.

Firefighters' Union Joins Lambda Legal Letter Seeking Partners Benefits for Bellevue City Employees

(Bellevue, WA, May 14, 2007) - The union representing Bellevue city firefighters has joined a Lambda Legal letter in support of family benefits for City workers with domestic partners. Lambda Legal delivered the letter to Mayor Grant Degginer and members of the Bellevue City Council this morning.

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