(New Orleans, La, -- October 7, 2014) – Lambda Legal is joining the legal team representing a total of seven Louisiana same-sex couples and the Forum for Equality Louisiana, the state’s LGBT rights organization, in their appeal to the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals of last month’s U.S. District Court ruling upholding Louisiana’s discriminatory marriage ban.
(Washington, October 6, 2014) – The U.S. Supreme Court today allowed marriage case decisions from the Seventh Circuit, Fourth Circuit and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeal to stand meaning that same-sex couples in five more states Indiana, Wisconsin, Virginia, Utah and Oklahoma will be able to marry – perhaps as soon as later today.
“Same-sex couples and their families in West Virginia have been waiting a long time for the protections and dignity that only marriage can provide. Now that the 4th Circuit decision is final, these families deserve a prompt ruling ending their exclusion from marriage”
Today in the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, Lambda Legal filed a motion for summary judgment seeking to end the discriminatory ban on marriage for same-sex couples. Lambda Legal joined the lawsuit, Conde v. García Padilla, in June on behalf of five gay and lesbian couples and Puerto Rico Para Tod@s, an organization that represents lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and transgender (LGBT) people and their families.
(San Juan, PR, 15 de septiembre de 2014) - Lambda Legal radicó hoy una moción en el Tribunal Federal para el Distrito de Puerto Rico solicitando sentencia sumaria para terminar la prohibición discriminatoria de matrimonios de parejas LGBTT en la isla. Lambda Legal se unió al caso Conde v. García Padilla en junio, a nombre de cinco parejas gay y lesbianas junto a la organización Puerto Rico Para Tod@s, la cual representa tanto a lesbianas, gays, bisexuales, personas transexuales y transgénero (LGBTT) como a sus familias.
(Phoenix, Friday, September 12, 2014) —— A federal district court judge ordered the state of Arizona today to provide a death certificate that accurately reflects a recently deceased Green Valley man’s marriage to another man.
(Chicago, IL, September 4, 2014) — Today, Indiana Attorney General Zoeller asked the Supreme Court of the United States to review Baskin v. Bogan, the Lambda Legal lawsuit seeking marriage equality for same-sex couples in Indiana.