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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
Lambda Legal Adds New Attorney, Kyle Palazzolo, To Midwest Regional Office 04/28/2014

(Chicago, April 29, 2014) – Lambda Legal today announced Kyle Palazzolo as a new Staff and HIV Project Attorney at the Midwest Regional Office in Chicago.

Lambda Legal a apelar fallo aberrante de la Corte de Distrito desestimando demanda buscando matrimonio para parejas del mismo sexo en Puerto Rico 10/22/2014

“El fallo del tribunal esta en directo conflicto con las recientes decisiones encontrando que prohibiciones al matrimonio similares a la de Puerto Rico son inconstitucional y perpetúa la discriminación y el daño causado a las parejas del mismo sexo puertorriqueñas y sus familias.”

Matrimonio, relaciones de pareja y protección familiar | Proyecto Igualdad
Lambda Legal 'Surprised and Deeply Disappointed' by Federal Appeals Court Ruling on Sex Stereotypes 12/28/2004

(San Francisco, December 28, 2004) - In response to the ruling issued today in the 9th Circuit, Lambda Legal issued the following statement:

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Lambda Legal 'Intends To Take Any Legal Action Necessary To Make Sure Marriage Licenses Continue To Be Issued' to Same-Sex Couples in San Francisco 02/12/2004

(New York, Thursday, February 12, 2004) - Lambda Legal today issued the following statement from Gary Buseck, the organization’s Legal Director, about San Francisco officials issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples and performing marriages:

Lambda Legal "Enormously Proud" of Simone Bell, Lambda Legal Community Educator, Elected to Georgia State Assembly 12/02/2009

(Atlanta, December 2, 2009) - Lambda Legal congratulates Simone Bell, Lambda Legal staff member, who was elected Tuesday to be Assemblywoman for Georgia House District 58.

Lambda Launches Web Page to Speed the March to Lesbian and Gay Equality 03/03/2000

(NEW YORK, March 3, 2000) -- Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, with a new online initiative, urged lesbians, gay men, and their supporters around the country to take immediate action in the face of tough challenges that now threaten civil rights equality.