Press Releases

Help us make the case for equality.

DONATE NOW

Events

09/19/2014 - 18:30
Indiana
09/20/2014 - 09:00
Texas
09/20/2014 - 14:00
California

Our Sponsors

Read our latest news or search by issue area.

Headline Datesort descending
Lambda Lauds High Court's Ruling in Same-Sex Sexual Harassment Case 03/04/1998

(NEW YORK, March 4, 1998)-- Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund lauded Wednesday's decision by the United States Supreme Court recognizing that federal law forbids same-sex sexual harassment at work.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Prominent Chicagoans Join Coretta Scott King for Lambda Celebration 03/05/1998

(CHICAGO, March 5, 1998) -- Coretta Scott King will be joined by a distinguished spectrum of political, business, and community leaders in Chicago next month, to celebrate Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund's 25th anniversary and its civil rights work for lesbians, gay men, and people with HIV.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Lambda Fights to Keep Domestic Partner Benefits in Arizona 03/12/1998

(LOS ANGELES, March 12, 1998) -- On behalf of five employees of Pima County, Arizona, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund is fighting to keep domestic partner health insurance benefits for county workers.

Lambda to U.S. Supreme Court: ADA Protects People with HIV 03/17/1998

(NEW YORK, Tuesday, March 17, 1998) -- Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, on behalf of a host of major medical and public health associations, urges the United States Supreme Court to rule that the Americans with Disabilities Act protects people with HIV.

HIV
High School Students Sue Salt Lake City School Board 03/19/1998

(SALT LAKE CITY, March 19, 1998) -- In a lawsuit filed Thursday by four civil rights organizations, a Utah student club called the East High Gay/Straight Alliance challenged discrimination against it by the Salt Lake City Board of Education.

Youth and Schools
Narrow California Ruling Does Not End Battle Against Anti-Gay Discrimination by Boy Scouts 03/23/1998

(LOS ANGELES -- Monday, March 23, 1998) -- Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund deplored Monday's California state Supreme Court ruling, which held that the state's law does not reach anti-gay discrimination by organizations like the Boy Scouts of America.

Youth and Schools
Leading Medical and Public Health Professionals Support ADA Protections for People with HIV 03/30/1998

Federal Appeals Court to Hear 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Challenge on April 2 03/31/1998

Military
Mrs. King Commends Lambda for Leadership at 25th Anniversary Celebration 03/31/1998

(CHICAGO, March 31, 1998) -- Coretta Scott King, addressing a Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund gathering in Chicago on Tuesday, called for all supporters of civil rights in America to join the struggle against homophobia and anti-gay bias.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Lambda Helps Win Protections for Employees with HIV 04/10/1998

(LOS ANGELES, April 10, 1998) -- A California appeals court Thursday affirmed the right of people who seek disability payments after losing a job to challenge the firing as discriminatory.

HIV

Pages