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Tragic Death of Gay Wyoming Student Begs for End to Hatemongering 10/12/1998

(NEW YORK, October 12, 1998) -- Responding to the death of Matthew Shepard on Monday, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said anti-gay violence goes hand in hand with the hatemongering and prejudice commonly voiced by anti-gay extremists, including some public officials around the country.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Treatment of Lesbian Couple at Catfish Derby Lands Lions Club a Warning from Lambda Legal 07/21/2009

(Huntington, Oregon, July 16, 2009) — Lambda Legal has delivered a warning to Lions Club International charging that the treatment a lesbian couple received at a club-sponsored Oregon catfish derby violates state antidiscrimination laws.

Two Delaware Dads Now Both Legal Parents of Children They Have Been Raising 10/15/2001

(NEW YORK, Monday, October 15, 2001) —Two youngsters in Delaware now share two legal fathers thanks to a ruling that allowed a gay man to adopt his partner’s children, said Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, which represented the father.

Adoption and Parenting
Two Men Continue Fight to Overturn Texas Anti-Gay Law 04/16/2001

Criminal Justice
U. S. Court of Appeals Upholds Decision Striking Down Oklahoma's Adoption Invalidation Law in Lawsuit Brought by Lambda Legal 08/03/2007

Adoption and Parenting
U. S. Court of Appeals Weighs Arguments In Lambda Legal's Case Against Oklahoma's Antigay Adoption Invalidation Law 11/13/2006

(Denver, November 13, 2006) — The U. S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit heard oral arguments today in the appeal of Lambda Legal’s lawsuit that struck down Oklahoma’s antigay Adoption Invalidation Law.

Adoption and Parenting
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at Lambda Legal 14th Annual Reception in Nation's Capitol 06/11/2014

(Washington DC, June 11, 2014) - Last night, Lambda Legal hosted its 14th annual Washington, D.C. reception at the Carnegie Institution for Science. Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States and Kevin Cathcart, Lambda Legal Executive Director, were the featured speakers.

U.S. Court of Appeals Hears Arguments in Lambda Legal's Case Seeking Birth Certificate for Child Adopted by Two Fathers 10/07/2009

(New Orleans, October 7, 2009) – A three-member panel of federal judges in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals heard today from attorneys on both sides regarding Lambda Legal’s lawsuit against the Louisiana Registrar of Vital Statistics for refusing to respect the New York adoption by a same-sex couple of a Louisiana-born baby boy.

Adoption and Parenting
U.S. Court of Appeals Hears Oral Arguments in Lambda Legal's Case Charging Condoleezza Rice with HIV Discrimination 04/27/2006

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
U.S. Court of Appeals Issues Decision in Lambda Legal's Case Charging Condoleezza Rice with HIV Discrimination: Man with HIV Must Have His Day in Court 06/27/2006

(Washington D.C., June 27, 2006) — Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued a decision in Lambda Legal’s lawsuit on behalf of Lorenzo Taylor, a man who was denied employment as a Foreign Service Officer by the U.S. State Department because he has HIV, stating that Taylor presented “more than enough” evidence for the matter to go to trial.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace

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