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On Heels of Lambda Legal Lawsuit, DeSoto County School District Reverses Position in Court, Now Says: Amber Hatcher Can Participate in GLSEN’s Day of Silence 04/10/2013

(Fort Myers, FL Wednesday, April 10, 2013) – After Lambda Legal requested a preliminary injunction to prevent DeSoto County School District from interfering with students’ participation in GLSEN’s Day of Silence this year, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida ruled that because the school district promised it would not interfere with Amber and other students righ

Youth and Schools
On National Immigration Day of Action, Nation's Leading LGBT Advocacy Organizations Stand in Solidarity for Immigration Reform 04/10/2013

WASHINGTON, April 10 — Today national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocacy organizations join local, state and national immigration, civil rights and LGBT groups and advocates marching for justice for all immigrants on National Immigration Day of Action.

On the Spot -- Illinois Appeals Court Reverses Rogue Adoption Rulings by Cook County Judge 06/01/1999

(CHICAGO, June 1, 1999) -- The Illinois appeals court late Tuesday offered apologies to two lesbian families whose attempts to secure second-parent adoptions for three small children had been blocked by the extraordinary actions and rogue rulings of a Cook County judge, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said.

On World AIDS Day Lambda Legal Renews Pledge to Fight 11/28/2007

(New York, November 28, 2007) — This World AIDS Day, December 1, 2007, Lambda Legal joins the National Black Gay Men's Advocacy Coalition and the National Coalition for LGBT Health in calling on our nation's LGBT organizations to place an aggressive response to the HIV epidemic at the center of their agendas.

On World AIDS Day Lambda Legal Urges President-Elect Barack Obama to Consider Critical HIV Civil Rights Issues 12/01/2008

(New York, December 1, 2008) — This World AIDS Day, December 1, 2008, Lambda Legal urges the new administration of President-Elect Barack Obama to reverse policies that have challenged the human and civil rights of people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States.

On World AIDS Day, Lambda Legal Calls for End to HIV Criminalization 12/01/2014

(New York, December 1, 2014) — Today, Lambda Legal HIV Project Director Scott Schoettes released a statement to commemorate World AIDS Day:

On World AIDS Day, Lambda Legal Reaffirms Commitment to Ending HIV Criminalization 12/01/2011

Lambda Legal HIV Project Director Scott Schoettes released a statement to commemorate World AIDS Day.

One Iowa, Lambda Legal, and Justice Not Politics Celebrate Three Iowa Supreme Court Justices' Profile in Courage National Honor 03/06/2012

Des Moines, IA—Today, it was announced that three Iowa Supreme Court Justices who were ousted in the 2010 judicial retention vote will receive the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award in May. This is the highest and most prestigious award that can be bestowed upon public servants and was created to celebrate political courage.

Fair Courts Project | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
One of New Jersey's Most Ambitious Grassroots Efforts of Recent Years Begins Monday, January 13th and Continues Throughout the Year 01/13/2003

55 Statewide and Local Organizations Unite to Sponsor 10 Town Meetings Across the State:"Supporting All Roads to Justice: Marriage Equality in the Courts, Domestic Partnership in the Legislature."The 10 town meetings, twice a month from January through May 2003, begin tonight, Monday night, January 13th in Morristown

Opponent of Anti-Gay Military Policy to Give Civil Rights Address 09/27/2001

(CHICAGO, September 27, 2001) — As a federal appeals court judge, Abner Mikva once struck down the military’s anti-gay policy; soon he will be the keynote speaker for the Bon Foster Memorial Civil Rights Address sponsored by Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund.