(Denver, Monday, Sept. 22, 2003) - Saying that one of the nation’s largest HMOs may cost a Denver man his life by refusing to cover a kidney transplant because he has HIV, Lambda Legal today filed a formal appeal with Kaiser Permanente and asked the HMO to reverse its denial in light of a range of scientific data and the man’s personal health history and experience.
(San Francisco, Friday, Sept. 19, 2003) - With Gov. Gray Davis set to sign the most sweeping statewide domestic partnership legislation in the nation this evening, Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund today released in-depth resources that outline what the new law means for same-sex couples in California and how their lives will be impacted by the protections it provides.
Washington, DC - The Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) and Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund (Lambda Legal) have launched an historic partnership to fundamentally change the way lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth are treated in the nation’s foster care system. The three-year venture, “Fostering Transitions: CWLA/Lambda Legal Joint Initiative To Support LGBTQ Youth and Adults Involved with the Child Welfare System,” is supported by a grant from the Andrus Family Fund.
(Augusta, Georgia -- Thursday, September 11, 2003) At the conclusion of a hearing this morning in Augusta, a Georgia state judged granted a Richmond County transgender woman’s request to legally change her name to reflect her gender.
(Augusta, Georgia -- Wednesday, September 10, 2003) In a hearing set for Thursday, September 11, a state judge will hear a Richmond County transgendered woman’s request to change her name to reflect her gender.
(Washington, D.C., September 3, 2003) — Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund filed a lawsuit in federal court today arguing that the State Department illegally prohibits anyone with HIV from being hired as a Foreign Service officer, regardless of applicant's qualifications or health status.
(Washington, D.C., September 3, 2003) -- Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund filed a lawsuit in federal court today arguing that the State Department illegally prohibits anyone with HIV from being hired as a Foreign Service officer, regardless of applicant’s qualifications or health status.
(San Francisco, August 27, 2003) - As United Parcel Service continues discussions with Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund to fulfill its promise to treat lesbian and gay employees fairly, Lambda Legal said today that its anti-gay discrimination lawsuit against the company continues and urged people to join petitions already signed by hundreds of people urging UPS to implement the inclusion of same-sex couples in a company relocation policy.
(San Francisco, August 19, 2003) - United Parcel Service illegally discriminates against its lesbian and gay employees by not including them in a corporate policy that lets employees relocate to another city to avoid having their families broken apart when their loved ones have job transfers, Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund said in a lawsuit filed in California state court today.