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Entertainment Industry Speaks Out Against Cirque du Soleils HIV Discrimination 01/20/2004

(New York, January 20, 2004) - Some of the nation’s most accomplished performers, artists and celebrities are joining a nationwide campaign against Cirque du Soleil for firing a gymnast because he has HIV, Lambda Legal announced today.

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Lambda Legal Issues First-Ever Guidelines for Same-Sex Couples Considering Marriage and Comparing Canada and Massachusetts 01/16/2004

(New York, Friday, January 16, 2004) - In a first-of-its-kind publication released today, Lambda Legal offers information to same-sex couples who are considering whether to get married and are deciding where to do it, in Canada or Massachusetts.

Southern California Outcry Against Cirque du Soleil for HIV Discrimination Mounts, as Groups Join Protest Set for Jan. 22 and L.A. City Attorney Speaks Out 01/15/2004

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Lambda Legal Launches New Child Custody Resources for Married Parents Who Divorce When One Comes Out as Gay or Lesbian 01/12/2004

(New York, Monday, January 12, 2004) - In two new publications released today, Lambda Legal provides guidance in resolving child custody and visitation issues that emerge when a couple divorces because one parent is gay.One publication is geared toward the gay or lesbian parent, and the other is aimed at the heterosexual spouse.

Judge Denies Preliminary Injunction in Lawsuit Challenging California Domestic Partnership Law AB 205 12/18/2003

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Gary Buseck, Leader of New England Group that Won Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in Massachusetts, Tapped as Legal Director at Lambda Legal 12/17/2003

In Response to City Investigation, Cirque du Soleil Says It Will Hire People with HIV as Dishwashers and Ushers, but not for Coveted Performer Positions 12/17/2003

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Lambda Legal Wins Judgment Ordering Medicaid to Approve Liver Transplant for Man with HIV 12/10/2003

(Pittsburgh, Wednesday, December 10, 2003) - In a decision made public today, a judge ordered Pennsylvania’s Medicaid program to approve a life-saving liver transplant for an HIV-positive man with advanced hepatitis.

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Coalition to Announce Major Campaign to Win Black Support for Marriage Equality 12/08/2003

Black Coalition Announces Major New Campaign to Win Black Support for Gay Marriage 12/08/2003

WASHINGTON -- The National Black Justice Coalition today announced a nationwide campaign to generate black support for same-sex marriage and to fight against the recently proposed Federal Marriage Amendment.

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