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Federal Judge Orders Arizona to Issue Death Certificate Recognizing Deceased Man’s Husband 09/12/2014

(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.

Adultos LGBT de la tercera edad | Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Indiana Attorney General Seeks U. S. Supreme Court Review of Lambda Legal Marriage Case 09/09/2014

(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.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Ninth Circuit Hears Oral Argument in Lambda Legal Case Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in Nevada 09/08/2014

(San Francisco, September 8, 2014) – Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard oral arguments in Sevcik v. Sandoval, Lambda Legal’s lawsuit challenging Nevada’s discriminatory marriage ban.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Seventh Circuit Strikes Down Marriage Ban for Same-Sex Couples in Indiana and Wisconsin 09/04/2014

(Chicago, IL) - In a unanimous 3-0 decision today, the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals struck down discriminatory marriage bans for same-sex couples in Indiana and Wisconsin.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
(VIDEO) Lambda Legal and Transgender Woman Celebrate Successful Fight Against Discrimination and Harassment at Halfway House 09/04/2014

(Chicago, IL, September 4, 2014) — Today, Lambda Legal released a video documenting Donisha McShan’s successful fight to be treated as a woman while at The H Group, the Marion, Illinois, halfway house where she was receiving substance abuse counseling.

Government Misconduct and Support for Discrimination | Transgender Rights
Lambda Legal Congratulates HIV Project Director Scott Schoettes on Appointment to Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS 09/03/2014

(Washington, D.C., September 3, 2014) - Lambda Legal is proud to announce that HIV Project Director Scott Schoettes has been appointed to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS.

HIV
Lambda Legal Files Emergency Papers in Arizona Seeking Accurate Death Certificate for Husband of George Martinez 09/03/2014

(Los Angeles September 3, 2014) — Today Lambda Legal filed emergency papers asking the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona to order the State of Arizona to provide an accurate death certificate to Fred McQuire for his husband, George Martinez, who passed away early Thursday morning.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Lambda Legal Launches “Know Your Rights At Work” for LGBT and HIV+ People 08/27/2014

(New York, August 27, 2014) — As Labor Day approaches, Lambda Legal has launched its newest section of the Know Your Rights information hub.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Seventh Circuit Hears Oral Arguments Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in Indiana and Wisconsin 08/26/2014

(Chicago, IL, August 26, 2014) — The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in lawsuits seeking to strike down discriminatory marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
LGBT Bar Association Names Lambda Legal’s Peter Renn One of 2014’s Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 08/25/2014

(New York, August 25, 2014) – The National LGBT Bar Association has named Lambda Legal Western Regional Office Staff Attorney Peter Renn to its annual list of the Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40.

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