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Lambda Legal Argues for Workers' Compensation Benefits for American Airlines 587 Surviving Domestic Partner in NY Appeals Court Today 01/12/2005

(Albany, N.Y., Wednesday, January 12, 2005) — A New York State appeals court will hear oral argument from Lambda Legal this afternoon on whether the surviving domestic partner of a gay man is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits given to people whose spouses die on the job.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Iowa Supreme Court to Hear Oral Argument Friday in Lesbian Civil Union Dissolution Case 01/11/2005

(Des Moines, January 11, 2005) – In oral argument set for Friday, January 14, at 9 a.m. at the Iowa Supreme Court, Lambda Legal and local organizations will fend off an attack by antigay groups who seek to overturn a local court order granting two Sioux City women’s request to terminate their civil union.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Lambda Legal Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Declining To Hear Challenge To Florida's Ban on Gay People Adopting Children 01/10/2005

Lambda Legal 'Surprised and Deeply Disappointed' by Federal Appeals Court Ruling on Sex Stereotypes 12/28/2004

(San Francisco, December 28, 2004) - In response to the ruling issued today in the 9th Circuit, Lambda Legal issued the following statement:

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Lambda Legal Reaches Settlement Agreement With Foot Locker in Antigay Discrimination Case 12/16/2004

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Jon W. Davidson, Long-time Senior Counsel for Lambda Legal in Western Region, Takes Helm As Organization's New Legal Director 12/13/2004

Lambda Legal Sees Rise in Hostility Toward Gay Youth Since Election, Expands Its Education Campaign to 'Hot Spots' in Missouri, Utah, Alabama, Iowa, Texas 12/09/2004

(New York, December 9, 2004) - Concerned that gay youth are increasingly being denied their legal rights at school in the aftermath of last month's election, Lambda Legal said today that it is expanding its ongoing campaign on youth rights to communities where students have faced antigay hostility in recent weeks.

Teens & Young Adults
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