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Entertainment Industry Speaks Out Against Cirque du Soleils HIV Discrimination 01/20/2004

(New York, January 20, 2004) - Some of the nation’s most accomplished performers, artists and celebrities are joining a nationwide campaign against Cirque du Soleil for firing a gymnast because he has HIV, Lambda Legal announced today.

HIV
Encouraged by UPS Statement in Anti-Gay Bias Case, Lambda Legal Continues Harnessing Support for Gay Couple Forced Apart Because of Discriminatory Policy 08/26/2003

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Employment Non-Discrimination Act Statement 04/25/2013

The bipartisan introduction of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) today reflects the strong national consensus that workers should be evaluated on their merits, not sexual orientation or gender identity.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Eleventh Circuit: HIV-Positive Man Denied Job as Atlanta Police Officer Wins Day in Court 02/01/2012

(Atlanta, February 1, 2012) — Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit reversed a lower court ruling and remanded the case of Lambda Legal client, Richard Roe, back to district court. Roe applied to be a police officer with the Atlanta Police Department (APD), but was denied employment because of his HIV status.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace | HIV
Eleventh Circuit Upholds Victory for Transgender Employee Fired by Georgia Legislature 12/06/2011

(Atlanta, GA, December 6, 2011) — Today the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that the Georgia General Assembly discriminated against Vandy Beth Glenn, a transgender woman who was fired from her job as Legislative Editor after she told her supervisor that she planned to transition from male to female.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace | Transgender Rights
Eleventh Circuit Hears Lambda Legal Case on Behalf of HIV-Positive Man Denied Job as Atlanta Police Officer 01/25/2012

Today Lambda Legal urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit to overturn a lower court ruling against the claim of a man who applied to be a police officer with the Atlanta Police Department (APD), but was denied employment because of his HIV status.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace | Government Misconduct and Support for Discrimination | HIV
El Modena Students and School Board Resolve Lawsuit Over Gay-Straight Alliance 09/07/2000

Teens & Young Adults
El Modena Gay-Straight Alliance Heads Back to School 09/06/2000

(ORANGE, California, September 6, 2000) – Members of the Gay-Straight Alliance Club of El Modena High School and the Orange Unified School District have agreed to a settlement ending the students’ lawsuit against the school district and securing equal treatment for their club.

Teens & Young Adults
Drive for Freedom to Marry Not Ended By Disappointing Hawaii Ruling 12/10/1999

(NEW YORK, December 10, 1999) -- Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund expressed disappointment Friday that the Hawaii Supreme Court did not strike a final blow at discrimination in civil marriage because of a state constitutional amendment. At the same time, Lambda emphasized that the clock cannot be turned back on the gay civil rights struggle.

DOMA Under Fire in Equal Benefits Case 04/14/2011

Today Lambda Legal and Morrison & Foerster LLP filed an amended complaint challenging the constitutionality of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in its case representing Karen Golinski, a federal court employee denied spousal health benefits for her wife.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Employment and Rights in the Workplace | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships

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