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U.S. State Department Illegally Discriminates Against Foreign Service Applicants with HIV, Lambda Legal Will Argue at Federal Court Hearing Friday 02/24/2005

U.S. State Department Illegally Discriminates Against Foreign Service Applicants with HIV, Lambda Legal Will Argue at Federal Court Hearing Friday 02/24/2005

Lambda Legal's 'Blow the Whistle on Workplace Discrimination' Campaign Launches Action Against Nodak Enterprises for Firing Employee Because He Has HIV 02/16/2005

(Atlanta, February 16, 2005) — Lambda Legal today launched a nationwide drive to mobilize its members and the public to urge Nodak Enterprises not to discriminate against employees with HIV. Nodak, a major auto-glass retailer in several southern states, fired highly skilled glass installer Joey Saavedra because he has HIV.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Lambda Legal Urges Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Administrator to Reconsider Decision Denying a Liver Transplant to a Maryland Man Because He Has HIV 02/16/2005

In 'Groundswell of Support,' Dozens of Respected, Diverse Groups Urge Washington State Supreme Court To Allow Same-Sex Couples To Marry 02/08/2005

(Seattle, Tuesday, February 8, 2005) — Lambda Legal said today that briefs from dozens of groups urging the Washington State Supreme Court to allow same-sex couples to marry show an “extraordinary level of support” for marriage equality among a wide range of people in the state.

Lambda Legal Board of Directors Re-Elects and Elects Leadership for 2005 at Annual Meeting 02/08/2005

(New York, February 8, 2005) — Lambda Legal’s Board of Directors re-elected and elected officers for 2005 at its regular winter meeting over the weekend. Board officers serve one-year terms and are elected by the full Board of Directors.

Same-Sex Couples Must Be Allowed To Marry In New York, Court Rules; Lambda Legal Says Decision Is 'Historic, Well Reasoned and Fair' 02/04/2005

(New York, February 4, 2005) — A New York State court ruled today that same-sex couples must be allowed to marry, in a decision that Lambda Legal called “a historic ruling that delivers the state Constitution’s promise of equality to all New Yorkers.” Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit last year, representing five same-sex couples seeking marriage licenses in New York City.

In Oral Argument at Pennsylvania Superior Court on Tuesday, Lambda Legal Will Fight for Lesbian Mom Seeking Long-Overdue Visitation with Her Child 02/03/2005

(Pittsburg, February 3, 2005) — Lambda Legal will go back to the Pennsylvania Superior Court on Tuesday, February 8, at 1:00 p.m. to argue that a lower court was wrong to deny a lesbian mother visitation with her child after her ex-partner (the child’s biological mother) worked to alienate the child from her.

NCLR and Lambda Legal File Appeal on Behalf of Gay Dad In Maryland Custody Case; U.S. Supreme Court 2003 Privacy Ruling Renders Previous Custody Order Unconstitutional 01/31/2005

(Annapolis, MD) — Lambda Legal and the National Center for Lesbian Rights filed a brief today in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals seeking to remove a custody restriction on behalf of a gay father who is barred from living with his partner while raising his 12-year-old son.

Louisiana Appeals Court to Hear Oral Arguments Monday in Lambda Legal's Case Defending City of New Orleans Same-Sex Domestic Partner Registry and Benefits Policy 01/26/2005

(New Orleans, January 26, 2005) – In oral arguments set for Monday, January 31, at 10 a.m. at the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Lambda Legal will fight off an attack by an antigay group seeking to end the City of New Orleans’ policy extending health insurance benefits to domestic partners of its gay and lesbian workers as well as the city’s domestic partner registry.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace