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A. Cornelius Baker is Keynote Speaker for Civil Rights Lecture and Luncheon 09/14/2000

(CHICAGO, September 14, 2000) — National authority on HIV and AIDS policy A. Cornelius Baker will deliver the Bon Foster Memorial Civil Rights Lecture next month, at a time when discrimination and health threats to American and international communities demand attention, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Wednesday.

A Year After Death, Lesbian Fights for Justice for Partner 02/21/2008

(Miami, Florida, February 21, 2008) —  "There is nothing that can make up for what my children and I endured that day," said Lambda Legal client Janice Langbehn about the way she was treated on the day her partner, Lisa Pond, died. "We only want the hospital to take responsibility for how they treated us and ensure that it doesn't happen to another family."

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
A Week of Victories 04/08/2009

This is a week we all will remember: first Iowa, then Vermont, then D.C — all emphatically embracing equality, respect, and consistent treatment of all families under law. We have turned another critical corner in this equal rights movement.

1997 Report Card on America and AIDS Discrimination 11/30/1997

(NEW YORK, December 1, 1997) -- Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund recognized World AIDS Day Monday by issuing its annual report card on AIDS discrimination and policy in America, flunking many public officials and media figures, while top honorees include a veteran AIDS physician and Miss America.

"We cannot sit back and turn over the courts to extremists hostile to equality and civil rights." 06/09/2005

Fair Courts Project
"The LGBT and HIV communities have a huge stake in ensuring that [Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's] replacement is not an extremist ideologue..." 07/05/2005

(New York, July 5, 2005) Lambda Legal Executive Director Kevin Cathcart made the following statement concerning the resignation of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor this past Friday, July 1, 2005:

Fair Courts Project
Discrimination the “Very Purpose” of DOMA, Lambda Legal and GLAD Argue in Supreme Court Brief 03/01/2013

(Washington, DC, March 1, 2013) -- Lambda Legal and Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) today submitted a friend-of-the-court brief in U.S. v. Windsor urging the U.S. Supreme Court to affirm the decision by the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals declaring Section 3 of the federal so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional.

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