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Lambda Legal Urges Arizona Supreme Court To Uphold Governor's Executive Order Barring Anti-Gay Discrimination Against State Employees 10/17/2003

(Phoenix, October 17, 2003) - In an important case for lesbian, gay and bisexual Arizona state employees, Lambda Legal today urged the state Supreme Court to uphold Gov. Janet Napolitano’s executive order that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation against state employees.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Lambda Legal Urges Appeals Board To Grant Asylum To Gay Mexican Immigrant and Overturn Judge's Ruling that He Could Hide His Sexual Orientation To Avoid Persecution 10/14/2003

Criminal Justice
Lambda Legal To Honor 'Marriage Protection Week' With a Range of Activities Featuring Families, Clergy 10/08/2003

Days After Lambda Legals Appeal, Kaiser Permanente Approves Kidney Transplant for Patient with HIV 10/08/2003

(Denver, Wednesday October 8, 2003) - Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund today welcomed Kaiser Permanente’s announcement that it has reconsidered its initial rejection of a kidney transplant for a Denver-area man with HIV and will now cover the procedure.

Louisiana Nursing Home Reverses Course and Agrees To Take Man with HIV; Lambda Legal Continues Discrimination Claims Against Five Others that Blocked Him 10/08/2003

Lambda Legal, ACLU and SLDN Urge Military's Highest Court to Strike Down Law Banning Consensual Sodomy 10/02/2003

(Washington, D.C., October 2, 2003) -- Just months after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down all laws prohibiting consensual sodomy in the nation, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union and Servicemembers Legal Defense Network are urging the military’s highest court to strike a similar law from its code of conduct.

Criminal Justice
Lambda Legal Declares Victory in Housing Discrimination Case on Behalf of Two Gay Men in Florida 09/30/2003

(Boca Raton, September 30, 2003)—Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund announced today that a favorable settlement agreement has been reach in an anti-gay housing discrimination case in Boca Raton, Florida.

Lambda Legal Appeals HMO Decision To Deny a Kidney Transplant to a Colorado Man Because He Has HIV 09/22/2003

(Denver, Monday, Sept. 22, 2003) - Saying that one of the nation’s largest HMOs may cost a Denver man his life by refusing to cover a kidney transplant because he has HIV, Lambda Legal today filed a formal appeal with Kaiser Permanente and asked the HMO to reverse its denial in light of a range of scientific data and the man’s personal health history and experience.

As Governor Signs Broad California Domestic Partnership Law, Lambda Legal Releases In-Depth Information and Analysis on How New Protections Will Impact Lesbian and Gay Couples 09/19/2003

(San Francisco, Friday, Sept. 19, 2003) - With Gov. Gray Davis set to sign the most sweeping statewide domestic partnership legislation in the nation this evening, Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund today released in-depth resources that outline what the new law means for same-sex couples in California and how their lives will be impacted by the protections it provides.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Child Welfare League of America and Lambda Legal Announce Partnership in Effort to Help Gay and Lesbian Foster Youth Transition into Adulthood 09/18/2003

Teens & Young Adults