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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.

Virginia Supreme Court Rejects Appeal in Lesbian Mom Custody Dispute: Lambda Legal Hails Victory

(Richmond, VA, May 8, 2007) —Today, the Virginia Supreme Court rejected an appeal in a highly watched lesbian parenting dispute. In November of last year, the Virginia Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the Commonwealth of Virginia has no say in a custody dispute that began in Vermont between Janet Jenkins and her former partner Lisa Miller.

Lambda Legal Asks Iowa Court To Rule for Same-Sex Couples Seeking Marriage

(Des Moines, May 4, 2007) — Today, Lambda Legal asked the state court to rule for the couples and their children in its lawsuit seeking full marriage equality in a summary judgment hearing.

Lambda Legal Lauds Governor Spitzer's Bill Opening Marriage to Same-Sex Couples in New York

(New York, April 27, 2007)—New York Governor Elliot Spitzer today introduced a bill allowing same-sex couples in New York access to marriage. Lambda Legal Senior Counsel Susan Sommer, who argued the lawsuit seeking marriage for same-sex couples in New York, said the following:


"Lambda Legal applauds Governor Spitzer's leadership in treating all New Yorkers fairly.

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