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Gay Man's Employment Case Tests California's Discrimination Protection 05/11/1998

(LOS ANGELES, May 11, 1998) -- In a test of California's ban on employment discrimination based on sexual orientation, the state Court of Appeals in San Diego this week hears argument on behalf of a former insurance agent who suffered severe anti-gay harassment on the job, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Monday.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Gay Man Can Pursue Wrongful Death Case as a Spouse, New York Court Rules; Lambda Legal Says Breakthrough Ruling Is Nations First 04/15/2003

Same-Sex Relationships
Gay Man Can Hold Hospital Accountable for Partners Death After Routine Surgery Following Manhattan Hit-and-Run, Lambda Legal Says 01/09/2003

(New York, Thursday, January 9, 2003) - A gay man in New York should be able to hold St. Vincent’s Hospital accountable for medical negligence that led to his longtime partner’s death after routine surgery for a broken leg he suffered when he was the victim of a hit-and-run spree last year, Lambda Legal said in court papers filed today.

Same-Sex Relationships
Gay Dad Wins Big Victory to Continue Unrestricted Visits with His Kids 12/12/1998

(NEW YORK, December 18, 1998) -- Maryland's highest court Friday made an important ruling that the best interest of children with a lesbian or gay parent requires that the children have unrestricted contact with their gay parent unless evidence establishes that such contact causes demonstrable harm, said Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund.

Adoption and Parenting
Gay Dad Fights to Continue Seeing His Kids Without Restrictions 09/03/1998

(NEW YORK, September 3, 1998) -- Next week, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund will argue against an appeal that seeks to have Maryland's highest court reinstate a stringent, anti-gay visitation order limiting contact between two children, their divorced father, and his partner.

Adoption and Parenting
Gay Dad Challenges Limits on Visits With His Children 09/04/1997

(NEW YORK, September 4, 1997) -- A divorced father is seeking to overturn a Maryland court order that severely restricts his visits with his two young children solely because he is gay, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said. He will challenge that order at a hearing on Friday.

Adoption and Parenting
Gay Couples, Clergy, Politicians Join for National Freedom to Marry Day 02/07/2001

(NEW YORK, February 7, 2001) — In over a dozen cities and towns around the country, religious clergy members and other community leaders are planning to mark National Freedom to Marry Day by calling on the public to support the right of same-sex couples to marry, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Wednesday.

Gay Couples Must Be Allowed To Marry, Washington Court Says; Co-Counsel Lambda Legal Celebrates Historic Ruling, Prepares for State Supreme Court 08/04/2004

(Seattle, August 4, 2004) - A Washington state court ruled today that same-sex couples must be allowed to marry, in a decision that Lambda Legal, co-counsel in a lawsuit on behalf of eight King County couples, called “a historic ruling for fairness and equality.”

Gay Couple Sues University of Hawaii Following Denial of Family Housing 03/10/2008

(Honolulu, March 10, 2008) — At a press conference today, Lambda Legal announced its intent to file a lawsuit against the University of Hawai`i, representing Phi Ngo and Joseph O'Leary, a gay couple not allowed to move back into family housing after living there for one year.

Housing
Gay Couple Settles Lawsuit against University of Hawai`i Following Denial of Family Housing 08/29/2008

(Honolulu, August 29, 2008) — A gay couple not allowed to move back into family housing at the University of Hawai`i, Mânoa, has settled their lawsuit against the school. The University has revised its housing policy to provide accommodation for committed same-sex couples like Joe and Phi, and the lawsuit settled to the mutual satisfaction of the parties.

Housing

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