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Lambda Legal Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Couple Who Were Denied Housing in Boca Raton Because They???re Gay 03/10/2003

(Boca Raton, September 30, 2003)—Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund announced today that a favorable settlement agreement has been reach in an anti-gay housing discrimination case in Boca Raton, Florida.

Housing
Health Care Providers Must Treat Gay Patients Equally Under Civil Rights Laws, State Appeals Court Says 03/04/2003

(San Diego, March 4, 2003) - In the first ruling of its kind in the nation, a California appeals court today said health care providers cannot discriminate against patients based on their sexual orientation.

Reproductive Rights and Sexual Health
Judge Rejects Attempt to Stop Marriage for Gay Couples; "Four Times in Seven Days, Courts Have Said San Francisco Can Keep Marrying Same-Sex Couples," Lambda Legal Says 02/20/2003

Lambda Legal Hosts Week-Long Series of Events from Coast to Coast Marking 5th Annual National Freedom To Marry Day, Feb. 12 02/10/2003

(New York, Monday, February 10, 2003) - In cities and towns nationwide starting today, Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund and dozens of local groups will hold celebrations, community meetings, workshops and other events to mark National Freedom To Marry Day this week.

Appeals Court To Hear Hopeful Mothers Case Against Health Care Providers That Refused Infertility Services Because Shes a Lesbian 02/07/2003

(San Diego, February 7, 2003) - A state appeals court will hear arguments Monday in the case of a San Diego woman whose health care providers refused medical treatment to her because she is a lesbian.

Reproductive Rights and Sexual Health
Federal Government Awards Survivor Benefits to Lesbian Whose Partner Was Killed in 9/11 Attack; Lambda Legal Says Recognition Is First of Its Kind 01/23/2003

Same-Sex Relationships
Lambda Legal Urges U.S. Supreme Court To Overturn Texas's 'Homosexual Conduct' Law; Dozens of Respected and Diverse Groups Step Forward in Support 01/16/2003

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Key Virginia Legislator Says Sodomy Law Should Disqualify Gay People from Being Judges; Lambda Legal Says Comments Again Show How Widely Sodomy Laws Are Used To Discriminate 01/15/2003

Criminal Justice
One of New Jersey's Most Ambitious Grassroots Efforts of Recent Years Begins Monday, January 13th and Continues Throughout the Year 01/13/2003

55 Statewide and Local Organizations Unite to Sponsor 10 Town Meetings Across the State:"Supporting All Roads to Justice: Marriage Equality in the Courts, Domestic Partnership in the Legislature."The 10 town meetings, twice a month from January through May 2003, begin tonight, Monday night, January 13th in Morristown

Adoption and Parenting
Gay Man Can Hold Hospital Accountable for Partners Death After Routine Surgery Following Manhattan Hit-and-Run, Lambda Legal Says 01/09/2003

(New York, Thursday, January 9, 2003) - A gay man in New York should be able to hold St. Vincent’s Hospital accountable for medical negligence that led to his longtime partner’s death after routine surgery for a broken leg he suffered when he was the victim of a hit-and-run spree last year, Lambda Legal said in court papers filed today.

Same-Sex Relationships

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