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Alphonso David Joins Lambda Legals National Headquarters, Will Assist on Lambda Legals Lawsuit for Marriage Equality in New York 05/07/2004

(New York, May 7, 2004) - Lambda Legal announced today that Alphonso David, a respected litigator who clerked for a federal judge and interned with the Public Defender Office of Philadelphia, has joined the legal team in Lambda Legal’s national headquarters in New York as a Staff Attorney.

Air Transport Association v. City and County of San Francisco 11/10/2000

(LOS ANGELES, November 10, 2000) — Helping fend off attacks from the airline industry and a conservative Christian group, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund again stands with San Francisco in defense of the city’s landmark Equal Benefits Ordinance.

Again, New York Court Says Recognition of Out-of-State Marriages of Same-Sex Couples Follows New York Law: Lambda Legal Applauds Ruling 03/06/2008

(New York, March 5, 2008) — A New York State Judge has upheld the New York Department of Civil Service's policy recognizing Canadian marriages of same-sex couples for purposes of spousal health insurance coverage for public employees.

Same-Sex Relationships
After Passage of Anti-Marriage Measure, Californians Must Unite for Gay Equality 03/08/2000

After Five — Year Lambda Legal Lawsuit, Foreign Service Drops Blanket Ban on Hiring People Living With HIV 02/15/2008

(New York, February 15, 2008) — New State Department guidelines lift the agency's blanket ban under which candidates who have HIV were barred from becoming Foreign Service Officers.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
After Demise of DOMA, Lambda Legal Plans Swift Action in New Jersey for Marriage Equality 06/26/2013

(Trenton, June 26, 2013) — Today after the Supreme Court's historic decision to strike down Section 3 of the discriminatory federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Lambda Legal released the following statement from Hayley Gorenberg, Deputy Legal Director of Lambda Legal and lead attorney in the New Jersey marriage equality lawsuit.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Advocates Condemn State, National Push for Names Reporting 03/17/1999

(NEW YORK, March 17, 1999) -- Advocates for African-American, Latino, Asian-American, gay and poor communities Wednesday denounced draft regulations for New York's controversial HIV names reporting/partner notification law and issued a joint warning against similar efforts across the country.

Advocacy Groups Release FAQ Guide for Maryland Same-Sex Couples Married Out of State 03/08/2010

Today, Lambda Legal, American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland, the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Equality Maryland, and the American Civil Liberties Union released a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) guide for same-sex couples in Maryland who married out of state.

ACLU and Lambda Legal Urge Federal Appeals Court to Uphold Ruling Striking Down Extreme Nebraska Law Banning All Protections for Same-Sex Couples 11/01/2005

(LINCOLN, NE) Lambda Legal and the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a brief before a federal appeals court urging the court to let stand an earlier decision striking down Nebraska’s extreme anti-gay relationship law that bans all protections for same-sex couples, including civil unions and domestic partnership.

Criminal Justice
ACLU and Lambda Legal Laud Ruling in Support of Same-Sex Spouse's Right to Equal Treatment 06/23/2011

(Baltimore, MD, June 23, 2011) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland and Lambda Legal hailed a ruling by the Washington County Circuit Court recognizing that Maryland's law protecting persons from being forced to testify in court against their spouse applies equally to same-sex spouses validly married outside of Maryland. The ruling sends a strong message that legally married same-sex couples are entitled to recognition of their marriages under Maryland law.