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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
Daily Journal Names Lambda Legal's Tara Borelli One of the Top Women Lawyers for 2012 05/09/2012

(Los Angeles, May 9, 2012) -- The Daily Journal has named Lambda Legal Western Regional Office Staff Attorney Tara Borelli to its annual list of California's top female attorneys. The list features 75 litigators and 25 corporate or transactional lawyers who have played a significant role in California's legal market over the past year.

Obama Endorses Marriage Equality: Lambda Legal Celebrates 05/09/2012

(New York, May 9, 2012)—Lambda Legal Executive Director Kevin Cathcart issued the following statement: We welcome the news that President Obama understands the importance of equality for all people in this country and we are excited that he joins the majority of Americans in supporting the freedom to marry.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Lambda Legal Congratulates Iowa Supreme Court Justices on John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award 05/07/2012

(Chicago, May 7, 2012) - Today three Iowa Supreme Court Justices who ruled in favor of Lambda Legal's case (Varnum v. Brien) in a unanimous decision establishing marriage equality in Iowa will receive the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.

Lambda Legal Urges New York High Court to Reject Felony Charge Based on HIV Status 04/25/2012

(New York, April 25, 2012) - Lambda Legal has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the New York Court of Appeals urging the Court to drop the aggravated assault charge leveled at a criminal defendant based on his HIV status.

Lambda Legal Argues Police Sting Unfairly Targeted Gay Men in Palm Springs 04/20/2012


Government Misconduct and Support for Discrimination
Lambda Legal Celebrates National Day of Silence: Maverick Couch Wears "Jesus Is Not a Homophobe" T-Shirt 04/20/2012


Teens & Young Adults | Youth and Schools
Lambda Legal Applauds Obama Endorsement of Federal Student Non-Discrimination Act 04/20/2012


Lambda Legal Files Federal Lawsuit Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in Nevada 04/10/2012

(Las Vegas, April 10, 2012) – Lambda Legal today filed a federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for Nevada on behalf of eight same-sex couples challenging Nevada’s constitutional ban on marriage equality, which relegates them to only a second-class status. Meet the plaintiffs.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Lambda Legal Urges New York Lawmakers to End Use of Condoms as Evidence of Prostitution 04/05/2012

(New York, April 5, 2012)—With news last month that the New York state legislature has filed over 300 bills away to the Rules Committee preventing them from being voted on, Lambda Legal submitted a memorandum today urging New York legislators to reconsider and support the passage of bill S323/A1008 that, if enacted, would prevent police and prosecutors from using possession of condoms as evide

Criminal Justice | Government Misconduct and Support for Discrimination