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Settlement Reached in Americans with Disabilities Act Action 12/12/1997

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Settlement Reached in Case of Lambda Legal Lesbian Client Denied Infertility Treatment by Christian Fundamentalist Doctors 09/29/2009

(San Diego, September 29, 2009)--An Oceanside lesbian whose doctors denied her infertility treatment based on her sexual orientation has reached a settlement with her former physicians in her historic lawsuit against them.

Reproductive Rights and Sexual Health
Settlement Reached in Lambda Legal's Federal Case Against the Mayor and City of Birmingham 09/02/2009

(Birmingham, AL, September 2, 2009) — Yesterday afternoon, a settlement agreement was reached in Lambda Legal's federal lawsuit on behalf of Central Alabama Pride (CAP) against the City of Birmingham and its Mayor, Larry Langford, who interfered with their right to free speech last summer.

Seventh Circuit Hears Oral Arguments Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in Indiana and Wisconsin 08/26/2014

(Chicago, IL, August 26, 2014) — The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in lawsuits seeking to strike down discriminatory marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Seventh Circuit Refuses to Apply ADA to Health Insurance Policies 06/03/1999

(CHICAGO, June 3, 1999) In a decision with implications for many health insurance policies, a divided federal appeals court overturned a ruling that had struck down drastic restrictions on coverage for two Chicago men with HIV, despite a mountain of evidence showing there is no need for such discriminatory caps.

HIV
Seventh Circuit Strikes Down Marriage Ban for Same-Sex Couples in Indiana and Wisconsin 09/04/2014

(Chicago, IL) - In a unanimous 3-0 decision today, the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals struck down discriminatory marriage bans for same-sex couples in Indiana and Wisconsin.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Several States Moving Closer To Marrying Gay Couples, Lambda Legal Says as Massachusetts Prepares To Issue Licenses Starting Monday 05/12/2004

Shift in DOMA Policy Prompts Questions from Judge in Lambda Legal's <em>Golinski v. OPM</em> 02/24/2011

A federal judge has requested the U.S. Department of Justice to explain how it plans to defend denying spousal health benefits to a lesbian federal employee, following an announcement yesterday by the Obama administration that it believes the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White has given government attorneys until Monday, February 28, to respond.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Employment and Rights in the Workplace | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Sixth Circuit Hears Arguments in Six Cases Seeking Recognition of Marriage and Adoption for Same-Sex Couples 08/06/2014

(Cincinnati, OH, August 6, 2014) — Today, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in a federal lawsuit seeking to compel the State of Ohio to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples and issue accurate birth certificates listing both parents for the Ohio-born children of married same-sex couples.

Adoption and Parenting | Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
SkyWest Changes Policy to Offer Equal Travel Benefits to Gay and Lesbian Employees 03/08/2010

(Palm Springs, California, March 8, 2010) - SkyWest Airlines has announced that it now is offering equal travel benefits to its Delta-dedicated gay and lesbian employees with a same-sex spouse or domestic partner, reversing a policy that prompted a warning letter from Lambda Legal in October of last year.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections

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