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Lambda Legal and Communities Launch Protests Against Cirque du Soleil for HIV Discrimination, Starting with "Alegria" Show that Opens Tonight in San Francisco 11/06/2003

(San Francisco, November 6, 2003) - As Cirque du Soleil opens its “Alegria” show in San Francisco tonight, Lambda Legal and community leaders announced protests against the company for discriminating against people with HIV.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Lower-Court Loss in Lawsuit Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in New Jersey 'Propels Us Forward' To Higher Courts Where Case Will Be Decided, Lambda Legal Says 11/05/2003

(Trenton, NJ, November 5, 2003) - Lambda Legal said today that a trial-level state court ruling against legalizing marriage for same-sex couples in New Jersey moves the case forward toward the state’s Supreme Court.

In a First-of-Its-Kind Example, Lambda Legal Announces Settlement Agreement that Lays Groundwork for Civil Rights Safeguards in Public Funding of Faith Based Organizations 11/05/2003

(Washington, DC, November 5, 2003) - As the nation debates the new wave of government funding of faith-based social services, Lambda Legal today announced a lawsuit settlement requiring civil rights safeguards when faith-based organizations receive taxpayer dollars to provide social services.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
As Arizona Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Case Challenging Governors Anti-Discrimination Order, Lambda Legal Vows To Fend Off Future Legal Attacks 10/30/2003

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Armed with U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Striking Down Sodomy Laws Nationwide, Today Lambda Legal Helps Defend Virginia Man Against Rogue Sodomy Prosecution 10/29/2003

(Virginia Beach, Virginia, October 29, 2003) - At a hearing in Virginia state court today, Lambda Legal will help defend a man who is charged with solicitation of sodomy despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling last summer that clearly struck down all remaining sodomy laws in the nation.

Criminal Justice
Lambda Legal Files Discrimination Complaint on Behalf of Second Man Denied Foreign Service Job by U.S. State Department Because He Has HIV 10/29/2003

HIV
At Town Hall Meeting October 28, Community Will Hear Gay Students Experience at Lubbock High School and Discuss the Need for a Gay Straight Student Group 10/20/2003

(Lubbock, Texas, October 20, 2003) - Lambda Legal and the Lubbock chapter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays will host a community town hall meeting Tuesday, October 28 about the need for and importance of a Gay Straight Alliance student club at Lubbock High School.

Teens & Young Adults
Lambda Legal Urges Arizona Supreme Court To Uphold Governor's Executive Order Barring Anti-Gay Discrimination Against State Employees 10/17/2003

(Phoenix, October 17, 2003) - In an important case for lesbian, gay and bisexual Arizona state employees, Lambda Legal today urged the state Supreme Court to uphold Gov. Janet Napolitano’s executive order that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation against state employees.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Lambda Legal Urges Appeals Board To Grant Asylum To Gay Mexican Immigrant and Overturn Judge's Ruling that He Could Hide His Sexual Orientation To Avoid Persecution 10/14/2003

Criminal Justice
Lambda Legal To Honor 'Marriage Protection Week' With a Range of Activities Featuring Families, Clergy 10/08/2003

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