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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights groups and allies join outcry against anti-immigrant measure in Arizona 06/07/2010

More than 20 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality groups and allies today issued the following joint statement:

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Communities and Allies Honor Victims and Survivors of Terrorist Attacks 09/11/2001

(NEW YORK) — Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender groups, individuals, and friends will join together to remember and honor victims and their families and the many others affected by the tragedy of September 11.

LGBT & Civil Rights Groups Urge U.S. Ninth Circuit to Uphold Ruling Striking Down "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" 04/04/2011

(Los Angeles, April 4, 2011) — Lambda Legal, Knights Out, OutServe, the Human Rights Campaign, and the Anti-Defamation League today filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Employment and Rights in the Workplace | Military
LGBT & HIV Advocates Welcome Recommendations of Obama Policing Task Force 03/03/2015

(New York, NY, March 3, 2015) - Following the release of the Interim Report of President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing, LGBT and HIV advocacy organizations who presented testimony to the Task Force issued a joint statement.

Criminal Justice and Police Misconduct
LGBT Advocacy Groups Issue Guide after Historic Marriage Ruling 06/26/2015

“There is much to celebrate with this affirmation of the dignity, liberty and equality of same-sex couples, and undoubtedly there will also be some questions.”

LGBT Advocates Issue Guidance to Hospitals for Treating Transgender Patients 11/05/2013

(New York, NY, November 5, 2013) - Lambda Legal, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC Foundation), and the LGBT Rights Committee of the New York City Bar Association, with pro bono assistance from Hogan Lovells US, LLP, have jointly released a unique, groundbreaking publication that will provide much-needed guidance to hospitals seeking to improve health care for transgender patients.

Health Care Fairness | Transgender Rights
LGBT Advocates Team Up for Marriage Equality in New Jersey; Lambda Legal Plans to File Motion 06/27/2013

(Trenton, June 27, 2013) - A day after the Supreme Court's historic decision to strike down Section 3 of the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Lambda Legal announced its plan to file a motion for summary judgment in New Jersey Superior Court on behalf of Garden State Equality and six same-sex couples.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
LGBT Americans Outraged at Delay in Basic Job Rights; Lambda Legal and 21 Advocacy Groups call on Congress to move on ENDA 12/04/2009

LGBT Bar Association Names Lambda Legal’s Peter Renn One of 2014’s Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 08/25/2014

(New York, August 25, 2014) – The National LGBT Bar Association has named Lambda Legal Western Regional Office Staff Attorney Peter Renn to its annual list of the Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40.

LGBT Community Groups Seek to Intervene in Federal Challenge to Proposition 8 07/08/2009