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Indiana Attorney General Seeks U. S. Supreme Court Review of Lambda Legal Marriage Case 09/09/2014

(Chicago, IL, September 4, 2014) — Today, Indiana Attorney General Zoeller asked the Supreme Court of the United States to review Baskin v. Bogan, the Lambda Legal lawsuit seeking marriage equality for same-sex couples in Indiana.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
In Wake of Supreme Court Ruling, Public Support for Boy Scouts Erodes 08/29/2000

(NEW YORK, August 29, 2000) — Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Tuesday praised continuing efforts by charities, corporations, government entities, parents, and Scouts themselves to take a stand against the Boy Scouts of America’s discriminatory ban on gay youth and adult members.

Teens & Young Adults
In the Historic Lawsuit Seeking Marriage Equality for Gay and Lesbian Couples in New Jersey, Lambda Legal Responds Today to the State's Move to Dismiss the Case 05/09/2003

(Trenton, Friday, May 9, 2003) In a 52-page document citing dozens of New Jersey Supreme Court decisions throughout the past five decades – as well as the text of the New Jersey Constitution itself – Lambda Legal today responded to the State’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit seeking to respect the right of lesbian and couples in New Jersey to marry.

In Stunning Reversal, Divided Federal Court Denies Accurate Birth Certificate to Son of Gay Dads 04/13/2011

(New Orleans, April 13, 2011) — Late today the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed two prior court rulings and denied an accurate birth certificate to a Louisiana born 5 year old boy who was adopted at birth by a gay couple in New York.

Adoption and Parenting
In response to Lambda Legal Action, U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs Will Now Evaluate Patients with HIV for Organ Transplants, But Won't Perform the Life-Saving Procedure 04/29/2004

(Washington, D.C, Thursday, April 29, 2004) - With the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs changing course and saying late last night that local VA hospitals nationwide should assess patients with HIV for organ transplants, Lambda Legal today pressed the federal agency to take immediate action and end its discriminatory policy so veterans with urgent health needs are not left in limbo.

HIV
In Response to City Investigation, Cirque du Soleil Says It Will Hire People with HIV as Dishwashers and Ushers, but not for Coveted Performer Positions 12/17/2003

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
In re Workers' Compensation Claim of Larry Courtney and In re Workers' Compensation Claim of William Valentine 04/22/2002

Insurance companies say same-sex partners don’t qualify as spouses; speakers at Monday’s news conference were with partners for 14 and 21 yearsThese are first-ever cases brought by same-sex partners related to 9/11 or JFK crash - and first-ever cases brought by gay or lesbian partners seeking coverage under New York’s Workers’ Compensation Law

Same-Sex Relationships
In Protest Tonight of Cirque du Soleil's HIV Discrimination, Community, Lambda Legal and Fired Gymnast Speak Out 11/20/2003

(San Francisco, November 20, 2003) - Leading advocates and community members will protest Cirque du Soleil’s HIV discrimination tonight at Cirque du Soleil’s “Alegria” outside of Pac Bell Park at 6:30 p.m. Matthew Cusick, a gay man who was illegally fired from his performance job at Cirque du Soleil because he has HIV, will attend the event and speak to the community.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
In Post-DOMA Action Lambda Legal Urges New Jersey Court to Allow Same-Sex Couples Freedom to Marry 07/03/2013

(Trenton, July 3, 2013) —One week after the Supreme Court's historic decision to strike down Section 3 of the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Lambda Legal filed a motion for summary judgment in New Jersey Superior Court on behalf of Garden State Equality, New Jersey’s statewide LGBT advocacy organization, and six same-sex couples who need the freedom to marry.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
In Oral Argument at Pennsylvania Superior Court on Tuesday, Lambda Legal Will Fight for Lesbian Mom Seeking Long-Overdue Visitation with Her Child 02/03/2005

(Pittsburg, February 3, 2005) — Lambda Legal will go back to the Pennsylvania Superior Court on Tuesday, February 8, at 1:00 p.m. to argue that a lower court was wrong to deny a lesbian mother visitation with her child after her ex-partner (the child’s biological mother) worked to alienate the child from her.

Adoption and Parenting

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