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Federal Court Allows Lambda Legal and ARCW to Proceed to Trial on Behalf of HIV Positive Woman Denied Surgery 07/23/2010

Late yesterday, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin ruled that discrimination claims filed by Lambda Legal and the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW) on behalf of Melody Rose will proceed to trial.

Health Care Fairness | HIV
Federal Appeals Court to Hear Arguments in Lambda Legal's Lawsuit Against Harrah's Casino for Sex Discrimination 06/21/2005

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Federal Appeals Court to Hear 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Challenge on April 2 03/31/1998

Federal Appeals Court Hears Arguments Against Virginia Marriage Ban 05/13/2014

RICHMOND, Va. – A federal appeals court will hear extended arguments today in a challenge to Virginia’s constitutional and statutory bans on marriage for same-sex couples.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Federal Agency Levels Most Serious Determination Against Cirque du Soleil on HIV Discrimination Charge, Lambda Legal Says 01/30/2004

Extremists Held Back in Florida with Defeat of Anti-Gay Amendment 12/23/1996

(NEW YORK, December 23, 1996) Turning back the extremist right in northern Florida, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Monday secured the final defeat of an anti-gay amendment in Alachua County.

Evan Wolfson Departs Lambda After 12 Years On Staff 03/21/2001

(NEW YORK, March 22, 2001) — Evan Wolfson, a pioneering lawyer for the nation’s leading lesbian and gay legal organization, will leave Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund to explore new strategies for securing full equality for lesbians and gay men, including the freedom to marry.

EQCA, NCLR, and Lambda Legal File Amicus Brief in California Supreme Court in Proposition 8 Challenge 05/04/2011

(San Francisco, CA, May 4, 2011) - Yesterday, Equality California, the National Center for Lesbian Rights, and Lambda Legal filed a friend-of-the court brief with the California Supreme Court arguing that the proponents of Proposition 8 have no power to override the decision of elected state officials about whether to appeal a federal court decision that Prop 8 is unconstitutional. The brief explains that initiative proponents are unelected and have no right to act as representatives of the state. It also explains that regardless of how the California Supreme Court rules, the supporters of Proposition 8 have no "standing" to pursue an appeal in federal court because they are not harmed by allowing same-sex couples to marry and because their interests were limited to having the measure put to a vote.

EQCA, GSA Network File Motion to Protect Students from Discrimination, Harassment 12/22/2007

SAN DIEGO – Equality California and the Gay-Straight Alliance Network are seeking to intervene in a lawsuit filed by anti-gay organizations that would prevent enforcement of California statutes protecting students from discrimination, harassment and bullying in publicly funded schools.

Youth and Schools
EQCA, GSA Applaud Failure of Far-Right Signature Drive to Overturn Vital Protections for School Children 01/11/2008

(Sacramento, California, January 11, 2008) — Equality California, the Gay-Straight Alliance Network, Lambda Legal, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), and the Transgender Law Center are pleased at the failure of a signature drive by a coalition of extreme right-wing groups to overturn civil rights protections for California students.

Teens & Young Adults