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Same-sex Couples Urge California Supreme Court To Strike Down Marriage Ban 04/02/2007

San Diego Lesbian Couple Must Have Equal Benefits at Their Country Club, Lambda Legal Says in Filing at California Supreme Court 10/25/2004

(San Diego, October 25, 2004) - Same-sex couples in California should have full and equal benefits at country clubs and other businesses, Lambda Legal said today in a brief filed with the California Supreme Court. Lambda Legal represents a lesbian couple whose San Diego country club refused to treat them like other committed couples.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Saying NY Law Requires Respect for Gay Couples, Lambda Legal Argues To Keep Decision Allowing Gay Man To Pursue Wrongful Death Case as a Spouse 06/21/2001

(New York, Monday, June 21, 2004) - A New York state appeals court will hear oral argument Tuesday morning on whether civil unions are respected in New York state. Last year, Lambda Legal won the first case in the nation that appropriately recognized a couple who entered into a Vermont civil union as spouses outside that state.

Saying William Pryor Is the 'Most Demonstrably Antigay Judicial Nominee in Recent Memory,' Lambda Legal Opposes Nomination To Federal Appeals Court 04/26/2005

Fair Courts Project
School Board Votes Against Students' Gay-Straight Club at El Modena High 12/08/1999

Orange, CA, December 8, 1999) -- After months of delaying students’ request to allow a Gay-Straight Alliance Club to meet at El Modena High School, the Orange Unified School Board voted 7-0 late Tuesday to deny the students their constitutional and legal rights.

Youth and Schools
School District Learns About Anti-Discrimination Law 08/10/2000

(LOS ANGELES, August 10, 2000) — An award-winning high school teacher, harassed and denied a promotion for being a lesbian, can sue her Southern California school district for anti-gay job discrimination, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Thursday, after the California Supreme Court refused to step in to bar the case.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Second Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' 09/23/1998

(NEW YORK, September 23, 1998) -- The American Civil Liberties Union and Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Wednesday that a federal appeals court, deferring to military authority, upheld "don't ask, don't tell."

Military
Second Judge Refuses to Stop Same-Sex Couples Marrying in San Francisco, 'Clearly, There's No Emergency Here and Nobody Is Being Harmed by These Marriages,' Lambda Legal Says 02/17/2004

(San Francisco, Monday, February 17, 2004) — Two separate state courts today rejected efforts to immediately stop same-sex couples from receiving marriage licenses from the City of San Francisco.

Senior Citizen Wins Equality for Lesbian and Gay Releationships 11/01/2001

(LOS ANGELES, Thursday, November 1, 2001) -- The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a state doctrine, which has provided protection to unmarried heterosexual partners for years, also protects lesbian and gay families, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Thursday.

Adoption and Parenting
Settlement in Atlanta Eagle Case Forces Atlanta Police Department to Reform Unconstitutional Practices 12/08/2010

A settlement in the Atlanta Eagle raid lawsuit will force the Atlanta Police Department to rewrite unconstitutional policies regarding arrest, search and seizure, and make other changes to protect the public from police misconduct.

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