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Ohio Court to Hear Lesbian Second-Parent Adoption Case 11/09/1998

(CHICAGO, November 9, 1998) An Ohio appellate court is set to consider its first lesbian second-parent adoption case, which could provide better protections for an eight-year-old girl and eventually for children of many other lesbian and gay parents, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Monday.

Adoption and Parenting
Ohio School Admits to Wrong-Doing in Lambda Legal Case: Maverick Wins Right to Wear T-Shirt 05/21/2012

(Waynesville, OH, May, 21, 2012) — Today the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio signed an agreed judgment order in favor of Maverick Couch, affirming the high school junior’s First Amendment right to wear a T-shirt with the slogan “Jesus Is Not a Homophobe” to school on any day he chooses.

Teens & Young Adults | Youth and Schools
Ohio School Changes Position In Lambda Legal Case Defending Student’s Right to Wear T-Shirt 04/04/2012

“A student’s First Amendment rights are not restricted to one day of the year – we will continue to fight until Maverick is allowed to express who he is on any day he chooses.”

Youth and Schools
Ohio Supreme Court Allows Custody Decision to Stand in Lambda Legal Case Representing Lesbian Mother 01/05/2009

(Columbus, OH, January 5, 2009) — The Supreme Court of Ohio last week let stand an appeals court ruling affirming the enforceability of a court-approved child custody agreement in a case involving lesbian mothers.

Adoption and Parenting
Ohio Supreme Court Hears Argument for Release of HIV-Positive Man Imprisoned For Spitting 02/17/1998

(CHICAGO, February 17, 1998) The Ohio Supreme Court Wednesday, February 18, will hear the appeal of Jimmy Bird, an HIV-positive man who has spent nearly three years in prison for spitting during an arrest, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Tuesday.

HIV
Ohio Supreme Court Overturns Anti-Gay Soliciting Law 05/15/2002

(CHICAGO, Wednesday, May 15, 2002) - The Ohio Supreme Court ruled today that the state’s importuning (soliciting) law, which criminalizes expressions of sexual interest between people of the same sex, is unconstitutional.

Criminal Justice
Ohio Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments in Lambda Legal Case Defending Lesbian Mother in Custody Matter 01/31/2011

(Columbus, OH, January 31, 2011) - The Ohio Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in a custody case in which Lambda Legal represents a lesbian mother.

Adoption and Parenting
Oklahoma Health Department Will Issue Accurate Birth Certificates to Children Adopted by Same-Sex Couples Out of State 04/07/2004

Adoption and Parenting
On Heels of Congressional Study Citing 'Deeply Disturbing' Misinformation in Federally Funded Abstinence-Only Programs, Lambda Legal Announces State-by-State Investigation of Medical Accuracy Law Violations 12/02/2004

HIV
On Heels of Lambda Legal Lawsuit, DeSoto County School District Reverses Position in Court, Now Says: Amber Hatcher Can Participate in GLSEN’s Day of Silence 04/10/2013

(Fort Myers, FL Wednesday, April 10, 2013) – After Lambda Legal requested a preliminary injunction to prevent DeSoto County School District from interfering with students’ participation in GLSEN’s Day of Silence this year, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida ruled that because the school district promised it would not interfere with Amber and other students righ

Youth and Schools

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