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On World AIDS Day Lambda Legal Urges President-Elect Barack Obama to Consider Critical HIV Civil Rights Issues 12/01/2008

(New York, December 1, 2008) — This World AIDS Day, December 1, 2008, Lambda Legal urges the new administration of President-Elect Barack Obama to reverse policies that have challenged the human and civil rights of people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States.

HIV
On World AIDS Day, Lambda Legal Reaffirms Commitment to Ending HIV Criminalization 12/01/2011

Lambda Legal HIV Project Director Scott Schoettes released a statement to commemorate World AIDS Day.

HIV
One Iowa, Lambda Legal, and Justice Not Politics Celebrate Three Iowa Supreme Court Justices' Profile in Courage National Honor 03/06/2012

Des Moines, IA—Today, it was announced that three Iowa Supreme Court Justices who were ousted in the 2010 judicial retention vote will receive the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award in May. This is the highest and most prestigious award that can be bestowed upon public servants and was created to celebrate political courage.

Fair Courts Project | Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
One of New Jersey's Most Ambitious Grassroots Efforts of Recent Years Begins Monday, January 13th and Continues Throughout the Year 01/13/2003

55 Statewide and Local Organizations Unite to Sponsor 10 Town Meetings Across the State:"Supporting All Roads to Justice: Marriage Equality in the Courts, Domestic Partnership in the Legislature."The 10 town meetings, twice a month from January through May 2003, begin tonight, Monday night, January 13th in Morristown

Adoption and Parenting
Opponent of Anti-Gay Military Policy to Give Civil Rights Address 09/27/2001

(CHICAGO, September 27, 2001) — As a federal appeals court judge, Abner Mikva once struck down the military’s anti-gay policy; soon he will be the keynote speaker for the Bon Foster Memorial Civil Rights Address sponsored by Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund.

Military
Opponent of Anti-Gay Military Policy to Give Civil Rights Address 09/27/2001

(CHICAGO, September 27, 2001) — As a federal appeals court judge, Abner Mikva once struck down the military’s anti-gay policy; soon he will be the keynote speaker for the Bon Foster Memorial Civil Rights Address sponsored by Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund.

Military
Opposition Builds Against Cirque du Soleil for Firing Gymnast with HIV, as Growing Number of Local and National Organizations Speak Out 11/17/2003

HIV
Oral Arguments Held in Federal Appeals Court: Lambda Legal and ACLU Urge Court to Uphold Prior Ruling Striking Down Extreme Antigay Nebraska Law Banning All Protections for Same-Sex Couples 02/13/2006

(St. Louis, Missouri, February 13, 2006) — In oral arguments today at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, the American Civil Liberties Union and Lambda Legal urged the court to uphold a lower court ruling which struck down the extreme antigay family law in Nebraska banning all protections for the relationships of same-sex couples.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Oregon Ruling Is Unprecedented Victory for Gay Civil Rights 12/10/1998

(LOS ANGELES, December 10, 1998) -- Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Thursday that an Oregon appellate court decision ordering that employment benefits be given to both married and same-sex couples is historic, and has great potential to advance a big array of lesbian and gay civil rights in the state.

Organizations Jointly Oppose Death Penalty 02/12/1999

(February 10, 1999) -- Today 11 major organizations representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities announced their joint opposition to the death penalty.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments

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