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Judge Dismisses Federal Family Benefits Case, Invites Lambda Legal to File New DOMA Complaint 03/16/2011

(San Francisco, March 16, 2011)—A federal judge has granted a motion by government attorneys to dismiss Lambda Legal's lawsuit on behalf of a federal court employee seeking spousal health benefits for her wife, but invited the organization to file an amended complaint directly challenging the constitutionality of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Judge Denies Preliminary Injunction in Lawsuit Challenging California Domestic Partnership Law AB 205 12/18/2003

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss in Lambda Legal's Case of Evicted HIV-Positive Retired Minister 08/10/2009

(Little Rock, Ark., August 10, 2009) — A U.S. District Court judge today denied a motion by Fox Ridge, a North Little Rock assisted living facility, to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Lambda Legal on behalf of Robert Franke, a retired minister with HIV.

HIV
Judge Agrees Lambda Can Argue that Housing Law Harms Same-Sex Couples 01/24/2002

Housing
Jon W. Davidson, Long-time Senior Counsel for Lambda Legal in Western Region, Takes Helm As Organization's New Legal Director 12/13/2004

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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