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Lambda Urges Religious Leaders to Support Marriage Equality for Same-Sex Couples 08/13/1998

(NEW YORK, August 13, 1998) -- Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Thursday that recent statements by some religious groups on their marriage doctrines are disappointing but do not affect progress towards winning the freedom to marry for lesbian and gay couples under civil law.

Lambda Urges Stay of Execution for African-American Lesbian 01/10/2000

(NEW YORK, January 10, 2001) — Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund on Wednesday called on Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating to stay the execution of Wanda Jean Allen, an African-American lesbian and one of several gay inmates on death row despite improprieties during their trials, including anti-gay bias.

Criminal Justice
Lambda Urges Supreme Court to Uphold ADA Protections for State Employees 09/13/2000

(NEW YORK, September 13, 2000) — Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, together with 19 other civil rights organizations, is urging the United States Supreme Court to uphold the federal Americans with Disabilities Act as a protection against disability-based discrimination by state agencies.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Lambda Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Protect Gay Student Center, Campus Speech 03/01/1999

(CHICAGO, March 1, 1999) -- Urging the United States Supreme Court to review a ruling that threatens to silence a gay student support group and limit speech on campuses around the country, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Monday asked for reversal in a case brought by some Christian conservative law students at the University of Wisconsin.

Teens & Young Adults
Lambda Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Uphold Protections for Disabled Workers 02/22/1999

(NEW YORK, February 22, 1999) -- In a case to be heard this Wednesday, the United States Supreme Court will address a question that may define the availability of workplace protections under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said.

HIV
Lambda Warns Californians about 'Deceptive' Anti-Gay Ballot Measure 03/02/2000

(LOS ANGELES, March 2, 2000) — Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund is warning California voters that Proposition 22 is a deceptive and divisive ballot measure that could well undermine crucial civil rights protections for lesbians and gay men throughout the state.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Lambda Welcomes Hector Vargas to Southern Regional Office in Atlanta 06/05/2001

(ATLANTA, June 5, 2001) — Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Tuesday welcomed Hector Vargas as its new regional director in Atlanta, where the legislative lawyer and organizer will advance civil rights efforts on behalf of lesbians, gay men, and people with HIV and AIDS in the South.

HIV
Lambda Welcomes Two New Board Members 10/23/2001

(NEW YORK, Tuesday, October 23, 2001) — Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund announced Tuesday the addition of two dynamic and seasoned businesswomen to its board of directors.

Lambda Wins Agreement for Headstone at Lesbian's Unmarked Grave 09/05/1997

(NEW YORK, September 5, 1997) — Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund won an agreement Friday with a Pennsylvania cemetery that will allow a lesbian to place the headstone her now-deceased partner requested at her grave.

Lambda Wins First Major Court Ruling Against Anti-Gay Boy Scouts Policy 03/02/1998

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