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Red Cross Issues Guidelines on Relief Assistance to Lesbian and Gay Survivors of September 11 12/04/2001

(NEW YORK, December 4, 2001) — Today, the Empire State Pride Agenda, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, and the New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti Violence Project praised the American Red Cross for issuing an official policy of fair treatment for gay and lesbian families suffering from the loss of a loved one on September 11.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Redmond City Council Votes to Extend Family Benefits to City Employees with Same-Sex Partner 07/18/2007

Redmond City Council Votes to Extend Family Benefits to City Employees with Same-Sex Partner: Dedicated lesbian and gay employees deserve equal pay for equal work.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Refusals To Change Transgendered People's Birth Certificates Almost Always Conflict with State Laws, Lambda Legal Says 11/12/2002

Transgender Rights
Religious and Civil Rights Groups Support Same-Sex Couples in Legal Battle to Marry 01/10/2006

Religious and Civil Rights Groups Urge New York's High Court to Strike Down Laws Barring Same-Sex Couples from Marriage 04/24/2006

Religious and Civil Rights Groups, Legislators, Bar Associations, Labor, Businesses, and Legal Scholars Urge Court to Overturn Prop 8 01/16/2009

Religious Leaders Affirm Their Support for Gay People's Freedom to Marry 02/07/2001

(CHICAGO, February 7, 2001) With Valentine's Day approaching, many couples are celebrating their special relationships, and take for granted their freedom to marry. But lesbian and gay couples, despite great advances, still are barred from civil marriage, its social recognition, as well as hundreds of legal protections.

Religious, Civil Rights, and Child Advocacy Groups Support Same-Sex Couples in Legal Battle to Marry 09/26/2007

(San Francisco, CA, September 26, 2007) In 30 amicus briefs submitted today to the California Supreme Court, scores of religious, civil rights, and child advocacy organizations, along with numerous California municipal governments, bar associations, and leading legal scholars, urged the court to put an end to state laws that deny same-sex couples the protections of marriage.

Rights Groups Release Updated Guide for New York Same-Sex Couples Married Out of State 01/26/2009

Roger Poindexter Takes Over as Head of Lambda Legal South Central Regional Office 11/23/2010

(Dallas, November 22, 2010) - Lambda Legal has announced that former national board member Roger Poindexter has been hired as director of the organization's eight-state South Central Regional Office. Poindexter took over from interim Regional Director Charles MarLett on November 1.

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