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Lambda Legal and ACLU Ask Supreme Court to Review Ohio Marriage Cases 11/14/2014

“We have reached a tipping point, and the lives of thousands of same-sex spouses and their families hang in the balance.”

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Lambda Legal and ACLU Ask Supreme Court to Reject Motion to Delay Virginia Marriages 08/18/2014

(Richmond, August 18, 2014) – Today, Lambda Legal, the ACLU and ACLU of Virginia will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to deny the motion filed Thursday by Prince William County Clerk Michèle McQuigg seeking to stay the recent Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Schaefer v. Bostic striking down Virginia’s discriminatory marriage ban.

Adultos LGBT de la tercera edad | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Lambda Legal and ACLU Ask Court for Swift Ruling in Virginia Marriage Case 09/30/2013

(Harrisonburg, September 30, 2013) - Today Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia are filing a motion for summary judgment asking the court for a swift resolution to the harm and indignity same-sex couples face without marriage.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Lambda Legal and ACLU Applaud Governor's Signing of Hawai`i Civil Union Bill 02/23/2011

Lambda Legal and the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawai`i (ACLU) applaud Hawai`i Governor Neil Abercrombie's signing of SB232, which establishes civil unions for same-sex and different-sex couples in Hawai`i. The Hawai`i Senate approved the bill in an 18-5 vote on February 16. The new law takes effect on January 1, 2012.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Lambda Legal Affirms Commitment to LGBTQ Student Rights in the Wake of Tragic Suicides 04/27/2009

(New York, April 27 2009) — Lambda Legal today issued the following statement in response to the tragic suicides of Jaheem Herrera of Dekalb County, Georgia, and Carl Joseph Walker–Hoover, of Springfield, Massachusetts, both 11–year–olds who faced antigay harassment and bullying. Statement from Kevin Cathcart, Executive Director of Lambda Legal:

Lambda Legal Advisory: What the California Supreme Court Ruling Tomorrow on Marriages in San Francisco Will, and Won't, Cover 08/11/2004

(San Francisco – August 11, 2004) With the California Supreme Court set to issue its decision tomorrow on whether San Francisco officials had the authority to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Lambda Legal said today that a separate case is moving forward to secure marriage for lesbian and gay couples statewide – and that case will be unaffected by the ruling.

Lambda Legal Advises Social Security Administration on HIV Disability Benefits 05/23/2008

(New York, NY, May 23, 2008) — Lambda Legal has submitted formal comments to the Social Security Administration (SSA) outlining ways to improve its criteria for evaluating HIV disability so that they reflect the real difficulties faced by people living with the disease.

Lambda Legal Advises Newly Married Same-Sex Couples And San Francisco Officials To Ignore Right-Wing Groups' Scare Tactic Claims that Marrying Is a Crime 02/19/2004

(San Francisco, Thursday, February 19, 2004) - Lambda Legal today advised newly married same-sex couples and government officials issuing marriage licenses in San Francisco that antigay groups’ public statements threatening criminal action against them are groundless and should be ignored.

Lambda Legal Advises Gay and Lesbian Ohioans That 'Issue 1' Blocks Marriage for Same-Sex Couples, Not Domestic Partner Rights and Other Protections 12/01/2004

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Lambda Legal Adds South Georgia Couple to Marriage Lawsuit 10/03/2014

"Beth and Krista’s story demonstrates that Georgia’s discriminatory marriage ban impacts same-sex couples and their families across the state.”

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections