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Federal Judge Says Lawsuit Seeking to Strike Down Oklahomas Antigay Adoption Law Can Proceed 12/08/2004

(Oklahoma City, December 8, 2004) – In an order made public late yesterday, a federal judge gave the green light to Lambda Legal’s lawsuit that seeks to strike down Oklahoma’s antigay adoption law.

New Jersey Appeals Court Hears Arguments In Lambda Legal's Case Seeking Marriage Equality for Same-Sex Couples 12/07/2004

 (Trenton, December 7, 2004) – This morning, a state appeals court heard arguments in Lambda Legal’s case seeking marriage for same-sex couples in New Jersey. It’s not clear when the appeals court will issue its ruling in the case, which can then be appealed to the New Jersey Supreme Court.

On Heels of Congressional Study Citing 'Deeply Disturbing' Misinformation in Federally Funded Abstinence-Only Programs, Lambda Legal Announces State-by-State Investigation of Medical Accuracy Law Violations 12/02/2004

HIV
Lambda Legal Advises Gay and Lesbian Ohioans That 'Issue 1' Blocks Marriage for Same-Sex Couples, Not Domestic Partner Rights and Other Protections 12/01/2004

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Lambda Legal Presses 12 Leading Health Insurance Companies To Issue Clear Policies on Covering Organ Transplants for Patients with HIV 11/30/2004

Health Care Fairness
Lambda Legal Says U.S. Supreme Court Declining To Hear Challenge to Same-Sex Couples Marrying in Massachusetts Is 'Another Reminder that When Same-Sex Couples Are Allowed To Marry, Other Couples Don't Lose Rights or Respect' 11/29/2004

(Washington, DC, November 29, 2004) -- Lambda Legal issued the following statement this morning after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case from right-wing antigay groups challenging a Massachusetts state law that allows same-sex couples to marry. The statement is from David Buckel, Lambda Legal Marriage Project Director.

Same-Sex Couples Must Be Treated Equally and Allowed To Marry, Co-Counsel Lambda Legal Tells Washington State Supreme Court 11/24/2004

Georgia Leaders and Voters File Lawsuit Seeking to Strike Down Amendment on Marriage 11/09/2004

Lambda Legal Asks Federal Appeals Court to Grant Asylum to Gay Mexican Immigrant Who Suffered Severe Persecution from Police and Public 10/26/2004

(Los Angeles, October 26, 2004) Lambda Legal today urged a federal appeals court to grant asylum to a man who faced severe antigay persecution in his native Mexico but was rejected for asylum by an immigration judge who said he didn't seem gay and could hide his sexual orientation to avoid persecution.

Immigration and Asylum
Lambda Legal Files Brief in Virginia Supreme Court Seeking Birth Certificates for Children Born in Virginia and Adopted by Same-Sex Couples in Other States 10/25/2004

(Richmond, VA, October 25, 2004) - Lambda Legal today filed a brief in the Virginia Supreme Court seeking birth certificates for children who were born in Virginia and adopted by same-sex couples out of state. A lower court refused to order state officials to issue birth certificates that accurately reflect both legal parents.

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