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LGBT Legal And Advocacy Groups Decry Obama Administration's Defense of DOMA 06/12/2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 12, 2009

LGBT Legal Groups: Canadian Marriages of Same-Sex Couples Are Not in Jeopardy 01/12/2012

(San Francisco, CA, January 12, 2012)—The following is a joint statement from Lambda Legal, the National Center for Lesbian Rights, the American Civil Liberties Union, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, and Freedom to Marry:

Marriage
LGBT, HIV Advocates Respond to Mixed Ruling on Arizona's Anti-Immigrant Law 06/25/2012

(New York, June 25, 2012) - In a mixed ruling, the Supreme Court today struck down key parts of SB 1070, Arizona's draconian anti-immigrant law.

Immigration and Asylum
Lions Club Sends Letter of Apology to Oregon Lesbian Couple; Reminds Affiliates of Non-Discrimination Policy 08/04/2009

(Huntington, Oregon, August 4, 2009) — Lambda Legal’s clients, an Oregon lesbian couple, have received a letter of apology from Lions Club officials, as well as a promise that the club’s local chapters will be reminded of their responsibilities under state antidiscrimination laws, following an incident at a May 22 club-sponsored catfish derby.

Little Rock Court to Hear Arkansas Residents' Challenge to State Sodomy Ban 05/22/1998

(NEW YORK, May 22, 1998) -- On behalf of seven lesbian and gay Arkansas residents, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund next week will urge the Little Rock Chancery Court to reject government attorneys' efforts to have the plaintiffs' challenge to Arkansas' sodomy ban thrown out of court.

Criminal Justice
Live at Pridefest! Kevin Cathcart Spotlights What the Courts Mean for LGBT Liberation 04/09/2002

(NEW YORK, April 9, 2002) - Lambda Legal Executive Director Kevin M. Cathcart offers a view from the courthouse for Pridefest’s National Gay & Lesbian Leaders Symposium.

Long-Time Litigator in Lesbian, Gay Civil Rights Leaves Lambda Legal Defense 06/22/2000

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
Louisiana Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Safeguarding Health Insurance Benefits for Same-Sex Partners of City Employees 12/20/2005

(New Orleans, December 20, 2005) — In a ruling made public yesterday, the Court of Appeal for the Fourth Circuit of Louisiana upheld a lower court ruling protecting New Orleans’ Domestic Partnership Registry and health insurance benefits for domestic partners of the city’s employees after a legal attack from the Alliance Defense Fund, an antigay legal group.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Louisiana Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Safeguarding Health Insurance Benefits for Same-Sex Partners of City Employees 12/20/2005

(New Orleans, December 20, 2005) — In a ruling made public yesterday, the Court of Appeal for the Fourth Circuit of Louisiana upheld a lower court ruling protecting New Orleans’ Domestic Partnership Registry and health insurance benefits for domestic partners of the city’s employees after a legal attack from the Alliance Defense Fund, an antigay legal group.

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