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Lambda Hires Midwest Regional Director for Chicago Office 04/19/1999

(CHICAGO, April 19, 1999) -- Matthew Roberts, a seasoned public policy and communications professional, has joined Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund in the newly created position of Midwest Regional Director.

Lambda Helps Win Review of Russian Lesbian's Asylum Plea 06/26/1997

(NEW YORK, June 26, 1997) — A San Francisco federal appeals court this week gave new hope to a Russian lesbian and other gay people seeking political asylum, sending the case of Alla Pitcherskaia back to the Bureau of Immigration Appeals, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Thursday.

Lambda Helps Win Protections for Employees with HIV 04/10/1998

(LOS ANGELES, April 10, 1998) -- A California appeals court Thursday affirmed the right of people who seek disability payments after losing a job to challenge the firing as discriminatory.

HIV
Lambda Helps Win Historic Domestic Partner Benefits Victory 04/13/1998

(LOS ANGELES, April 13, 1998) -- Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund applauded the United States federal district court ruling issued Friday upholding the City of San Francisco's policy to contract only with businesses that provide employee benefits to unmarried as well as married workers.

Lambda Helps Student Groups Defend Free Speech and Funding 11/19/1998

(CHICAGO, November 19, 1998) -- Three University of Minnesota student organizations, already targeted by a religious conservative lawsuit to de-fund them, first must fight simply to be heard in their own defense in court, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Tuesday.

Criminal Justice
Lambda Helps Secure Benefits for HIV-Positive Policy Holders 04/13/1998

HIV
Lambda Helps San Francisco Fight For Domestic Partner Benefit Breakthrough 10/02/1997

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, October 2, 1997Contact: Jennifer C. Pizer, 213-937-2728, ext. 223; Peg Byron, 212-809-8585, ext. 230, 888-987-1984 (pager)

Lambda Helps Gay Cops Strike Blow Against Anti-Gay Policy 10/05/1998

(NEW YORK, October 5, 1998) -- In an important victory for lesbian and gay law enforcement personnel and the Puerto Rican gay community, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Monday that a federal judge has struck down a disciplinary rule that absolutely prohibits Puerto Rico police officers from associating with lesbians and gay men.

Criminal Justice
Lambda Helps Fight for Protection for Employees with HIV 02/23/1998

(LOS ANGELES, February 23, 1998) -- Argument in California appeals court will take place Tuesday, February 24, in a case that challenges a ruling that a person who seeks disability payments after losing his job may not contest the firing as discriminatory.

HIV
Lambda Helps Defeat Georgia Sodomy Law 11/23/1998

(ATLANTA, November 23, 1998) ? Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Monday helped defeat the Georgia sodomy statute, in a victory for the right to privacy under the state?s Constitution and against a notorious national symbol of anti-gay hostility and discrimination.

Criminal Justice

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