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Victory! Supreme Court Upholds Key Protections of Fair Housing Act 06/25/2015

“The Court’s ruling acknowledges the entrenched nature of policies that perpetuate housing segregation, and the importance of disparate impact claims in addressing them.”

Board of Immigration Appeals Grants Asylum to HIV-Positive Man from Mexico 06/25/2015

Chicago, IL (June 25, 2015) – The Board of Immigration Appeals has granted asylum to a Mexican man based on persecution he would experience in Mexico because he is HIV-positive and therefore likely would be perceived as gay.

HIV | Immigration | Proyecto Igualdad
New York State Governor Cuomo Acts to Remove Juveniles from State Prisons 06/25/2015

“While we await broad reform that is long overdue, we hope the Governor’s order will protect youth who are wholly dependent on the state for their health, emotional well-being and physical safety.”

Teens & Young Adults | Youth in Out-of-Home Care
Lambda Legal Statement on Tragedy in Charleston 06/18/2015

(New York, June 18, 2015)---Lambda Legal issued the following statement from Executive Director Kevin Cathcart:

Lambda Legal Urges Ninth Circuit to Uphold Arizona Judicial Conduct Code 06/15/2015

“If judges and judicial candidates are allowed to engage in partisan political activity, how can judicial integrity and due process really be ensured?”

Fair Courts Project
Lambda Legal Sues Employee Retirement System of Texas for Denying Health Coverage for Wife of UNT Administrator 06/12/2015

(Austin, TX; June 12, 2015) – Lambda Legal today filed a federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas against the Employee Retirement System of Texas (ERS) for violating the U.S. Constitution by denying spousal health insurance coverage for the same-sex spouse of a University of North Texas administrator.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Seniors
Prison Rape Elimination Act: Lambda Legal Welcomes Strengthened Commitment From Texas Governor to Comply With PREA 06/12/2015

(New York, NY – June 12, 2015) On Thursday, June 11th, Lambda Legal learned that the Department of Justice had accepted a new letter from Texas Governor Gregory Abbott certifying that Texas would take a more serious approach to implementing the standards of the Prison Rape Elimination Act.

Criminal Justice | Transgender Rights
Lambda Legal Condemns Passage of Discriminatory Religious Refusal Bills in Michigan and North Carolina 06/11/2015

(June 12, 2015 New York, NY)--Following news that antigay bills have become law in both Michigan and North Carolina, Legal Director and Eden/Rushing Chair of Lambda Legal Jon Davidson issued the following statement.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Victory in Guam! Chief Judge Bans Enforcement of Discriminatory Marriage Laws 06/05/2015

(Hagåtña, Guam, June 5, 2015) — Today, District Court of Guam Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood granted summary judgment for plaintiffs and banned enforcement of all laws in the U.S. Territory denying same-sex couples the freedom to marry.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Julianne Moore Says "I Do" and Joins Lambda Legal Campaign for Equality 05/27/2015

Academy Award Winner and Long-time LGBT Rights Supporter Pledges Her Support with $140K Remaining in Nonprofit’s Million Dollar Match

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections