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Jon W. Davidson to Receive Monette/Horwitz Award for Distinguished Achievement 04/10/2002

(New York, April 10, 2002) - The Monette/Horwitz Trust has named Jon W. Davidson a recipient of its fifth annual Distinguished Achievement Award for his extensive contributions to fighting homophobia as an attorney for Lambda Legal, and for his work to educate the public about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues.

Joint Statement Responding to the Denial of Marriage to an Interracial Couple in Louisiana 10/16/2009

Joint Statement on Withdrawal of Support for ENDA and Call for Equal Workplace Protections for LGBT People 07/08/2014

The provision in the current version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) that allows religious organizations to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender identity has long been a source of significant concern to us.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
John Roberts Confirmed as Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court: Lambda Legal Disappointed but Gearing Up for Next Nominee 09/29/2005

(New York, September 29, 2005) — Statement by Lambda Legal Executive Director, Kevin Cathcart on the confirmation of John Roberts as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Fair Courts Project
John Langan's Story 01/09/2003

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Same-Sex Relationships
John Ashcroft is Not Qualified to Be Attorney General 01/12/2001

Jennifer Pizer Returns to Lambda Legal to Spearhead Law & Public Policy Project 11/01/2012

(Los Angeles, November 1, 2012) – Lambda Legal announced today that attorney Jennifer C. (Jenny) Pizer has rejoined the organization as Senior Counsel and Director of the organization’s new Law & Public Policy Project.

Janet Reno to Address Lambda Luncheon in Fort Lauderdale 02/25/2002

(ATLANTA, February 25, 2002) — Janet Reno, whose tenure as United States attorney general brought unprecedented civil rights support for gay people and those with AIDS or HIV, will address Lambda Legal supporters at a Fort Lauderdale luncheon on Saturday, March 2.

It's Time to Allow Same-Sex Couples in West Virginia to Marry, Lambda Legal Urges Court 12/31/2013

(Huntington, WV, December 31, 2013) - Lambda Legal today filed a motion for summary judgment asking the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia to rule swiftly for three same-sex couples seeking the freedom to marry.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
IRS Under Fire for Treatment of Group for Lesbians with Cancer 04/14/1998

(NEW YORK, April 14, 1998) -- The Internal Revenue Service acted improperly when it tried to re-write a lesbian support group's mission statement as a prerequisite for tax-exempt status, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said in a demand letter to the IRS today.

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