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Mayor Riordan To Help Honor Esteemed Federal Judge With Lambda Liberty Award 10/15/1997

(LOS ANGELES, October 15, 1997) -- Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, the nation's leading lesbian and gay legal organization, honors recipients of its 5th Annual West Coast Liberty Awards on Thursday, October 16, including Judge William A. Norris of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Criminal Justice
Media Advisory Regarding Upcoming Supreme Court Ruling in 06/23/2000

Teens & Young Adults
Media Briefing on Lambda's Top Concerns in the South and Nationwide 01/28/2002

(ATLANTA) — Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund invites news reporters, editors, and producers to a February 1 media breakfast briefing about Lambda’s top civil rights concerns for lesbians, gay men, and people with HIV and AIDS in the South and around the country.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Merrill Lynch Continues Support as Lambda Legal National Corporate Sponsor 06/04/2007

(New York, Monday June 4, 2007) --- Lambda Legal announces today that Merrill Lynch, one of the world's leading financial management and advisory companies continues its support of Lambda Legal with a $100,000 gift.

Mexican Gay Man Seeking Asylum Appeals to the Ninth Circuit 12/07/1999

(LOS ANGELES, December 7, 1999) — A Mexican citizen beaten and sexually assaulted by law enforcement officials because he is an effeminate gay man should be granted asylum in the United States, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Tuesday, on the eve of a hearing in his case.

Immigration and Asylum
Mexican Gay Man Wins Right to Flee Homeland 08/24/2000

(LOS ANGELES, August 24, 2000) — After being repeatedly beaten and assaulted in his Mexican homeland, a 21-year-old gay man on Thursday at last won his battle to seek asylum in the United States, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said.

Immigration and Asylum
Mexico Travel Worries for Gay Families? 10/10/2000

(NEW YORK, October 10, 2000) — Regina Quattrochi, Priscilla Lenes and their two children arrived at Newark International Airport, with tickets and valid proof of United States citizenship for each family member, prepared to begin a vacation in Mexico; they were not prepared for airline agents demanding permission from a non-existent father before they could board their flight.

Immigration and Asylum
Michigan Appeals Court Says Trial Court Cannot Refuse to Hear Lesbian Mother's Custody Case 02/20/2009

(Detroit, MI, February 20, 2009) — The Michigan State Court of Appeals yesterday held that a Michigan family court cannot refuse to hear a child custody case simply because it involves children whose parents are lesbians, ruling that there is no gay exception to Michigan's child custody laws.

Adoption and Parenting
Michigan School District Reprimanded for Ordering Teachers to Dismantle Gay History Month Display 12/04/2001

(CHICAGO, Tuesday, December 4, 2001) —A Michigan arbitrator has ordered a local school district to apologize for misconduct against two gay teachers whose gay history month displays promoted safety and respect in their school, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Tuesday.

Teens & Young Adults
Minnesota Supreme Court Rejects Misuse of Criminal Law to Prosecute HIV-Positive Man: Lambda Legal Applauds Ruling 08/21/2013

(St. Paul, MN, August 21, 2013) — Today, the Supreme Court of Minnesota upheld the decision of an intermediate appellate court overturning the conviction of Daniel James Rick, who is HIV positive, for the alleged criminal transmission of a communicable disease.

HIV

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