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Wisconsin Court Upholds Partner Benefits Plan by Madison School District 02/08/2001

(CHICAGO, February 8, 2001) — In yet another blow to scattered efforts across the country to overturn domestic partner benefits plans, a Wisconsin appeals court unanimously upheld a Madison Metropolitan School District policy that provides benefits to “designated family partners” of district employees, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Thursday.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Wisconsin Doctor Illegally Handled HIV Test Results and Then Refused to Treat HIV-Positive Patient, Lambda Legal Says In Complaint Filed Today 10/05/2004

HIV
Wisconsin Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Lambda Legal Domestic Partnership Case 10/23/2013

(Madison, WI, Wednesday, October 23, 2013) -- Today Lambda Legal presented oral arguments on behalf of Fair Wisconsin and five same-sex couples in the Wisconsin Supreme Court, asking the court to uphold the state’s domestic partnership law as constitutional.

Same-Sex Relationships
Wisconsin Supreme Court Rejects Case Seeking to Strip Away Domestic Partnership Protections 11/04/2009

(Madison, Wisconsin November 4, 2009) — Today, Lambda Legal and Fair Wisconsin applaud the Wisconsin Supreme Court's decision to reject a lawsuit brought by Wisconsin Family Action, an antigay group attempting to strip away newly enacted domestic partnership protections for same-sex couples and their families.

Wisconsin Supreme Court Sends Domestic Partnership Lawsuit Back to Court of Appeals 09/19/2012

(Madison, Wisconsin)—Yesterday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court denied a request by the Court of Appeals asking the high court to decide the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the statewide domestic partnership registry that provides important legal protections for same-sex couples.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Same-Sex Relationships
With Hospital Visitation Regulations in Effect, Lambda Legal Thanks Client Janice Langbehn and Obama Administration 01/19/2011

(New York, NY, January 19, 2011) —Yesterday, new federal regulations regarding hospital visitation rights went into effect. The new rules will affect same-sex couples and their families across the country.

Health Care Fairness
With New Year, Lambda Builds Momentum for Gay Civil Rights 12/28/1999

(NEW YORK, December 28, 1999) —With the new year, momentum toward fairness and equality for lesbians, gay men, and people with HIV has never been greater, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said, pointing to major developments that include its unprecedented role before the United States Supreme Court.

Adoption and Parenting
WNBA All-Star Sheryl Swoopes To Speak at Lambda Legal's 5th Annual Women's Brunch 03/08/2007

(Dallas, March 8, 2007) -- Houston Comets all-star player, Sheryl Swoopes, will speak at Lambda Legal’s 5th Annual Women’s Brunch, hosted by Dallas Attorney Lisa Blue at her Preston Hollow home.

Workers Do Not Forfeit ADA Protections by Seeking Disability Benefits 05/24/1999

(NEW YORK, May 24, 1999) -- The United States Supreme Court, in the first of several decisions this term affecting people with HIV and AIDS, ruled unanimously Monday that workers with disabilities do not automatically lose employment discrimination protections if they apply for Social Security disability benefits.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace

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