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CWLA and Experts Join in Issuing Recommended Practices for LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care 06/07/2012

(New York June 7, 2012) - The Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) and a coalition of child welfare advocates and experts have joined to issue Recommended Practices to Promote the Safety and Well-Being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Youth and Youth at Risk of or Living with HIV i

Teens & Young Adults | Youth in Out-of-Home Care
New York High Court Rejects Aggravated Assault Charge in HIV Spitting Case 06/07/2012

(New York, June 7, 2012) - Today, New York Court of Appeals dismissed an aggravated assault conviction based on HIV status and remitted the case back to Herkimer County Court for resentencing.

HIV
New York High Court Rejects Aggravated Assault Charge in HIV Spitting Case 06/07/2012

(New York, June 7, 2012) — Today, New York Court of Appeals dismissed an aggravated assault conviction based on HIV status and remitted the case back to Herkimer County Court for resentencing.

HIV
Lambda Legal Files Lawsuit Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in Illinois 05/30/2012

(Chicago, Wednesday, May 30, 2012)—Today, nearly one year after the civil union law took effect, Lambda Legal filed papers in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division on behalf of 16 same-sex couples and their children seeking the freedom to marry.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Lambda Legal Receives $100k Challenge Grant 05/24/2012

(New York, May 23, 2012) - Today Lambda Legal announced that it has received a $100k challenge grant from Board Member Karen Dixon and her wife, Nan Schaffer, who are longtime Lambda Legal supporters.

Ohio School Admits to Wrong-Doing in Lambda Legal Case: Maverick Wins Right to Wear T-Shirt 05/21/2012

(Waynesville, OH, May, 21, 2012) — Today the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio signed an agreed judgment order in favor of Maverick Couch, affirming the high school junior’s First Amendment right to wear a T-shirt with the slogan “Jesus Is Not a Homophobe” to school on any day he chooses.

Teens & Young Adults | Youth and Schools
Maryland Court Recognizes Out-of-State Marriage of Same-Sex Couple Represented by Lambda Legal and NCLR 05/18/2012

(Annapolis, MD May 18, 2012)—Lambda Legal and the National Center for Lesbian Rights applaud a ruling today by the Maryland Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state, granting a divorce to a same-sex couple, Virginia Cowan and Jessica Port, who were married outside of Maryland.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Lambda Legal Names Charles MarLett and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as Partners for Equality 05/14/2012

(Dallas, TX, May 11, 2012) - Lambda Legal's South Central Regional Office announced today that former American Airlines Corporate Secretary Charles MarLett and the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher will be recipients of the 2012 Partners for Equality Award.

Lambda Legal Elects Transgender Law Expert Jillian Weiss to Board of Directors 05/14/2012

(New York, May 14, 2012) - Today, Lambda Legal announced the election of Jillian Weiss, New Jersey law professor and transgender advocate, to serve on its Board of Directors.

North Carolina Amendment One Passes: Lambda Legal Issues Warning 05/09/2012

(New York, March 9, 2012) After the passage of Amendment One in North Carolina, Lambda Legal issued the following statement from Camilla Taylor, National Marriage Project Director:

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections

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