Fact Sheets

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The Legal Rights of Registered Domestic Partners in Oregon — A Detailed Look 2/14/2008

This publication explains some of the rights and responsibilities the law provides for domestic partners, the legal differences between registering as domestic partners and getting married, who can register and how

The Oregon Equality Act 2/14/2007

In 2007, the State of Oregon enacted the Oregon Equality Act (also known as SB2), the landmark law to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people from discrimination.

The Respect for Marriage Act 9/15/2009

What is it and what will it do?

Same-Sex Relationships
The State of HIV Stigma and Discrimination in 2007 2/7/2007

Lambda Legal has a long history of fighting in the courts for the rights of people living with HIV. This includes winning the first HIV discrimination lawsuit in the country, filing legal briefs in major U.S. Supreme Court cases involving the Americans with Disabilities Act, including Bragdon v. Abbott, Univ. of Alabama v. Garrett, and Toyota Motor Mfg., Kentucky v.

The Supreme Court Ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act: What it Means

 

Timeline: Relationship Recognition in Hawai`i 7/29/2010

Top 10 Things You Should Know About DOMA and the U.S. Supreme Court 11/26/2012

Before the end of this year, the U.S. Supreme Court will likely consider whether or not to hear one or more cases challenging the constitutionality of Section 3 of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act. Here are a few key things to know while we wait for that announcement.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Unjust, Unjustified and Just Unacceptable 1/11/2011

Lambda Legal and the Center for HIV Law and Policy provide an overview of the HIV criminalization legal landscape, 2008-2010.

HIV
Victories Across the Country 10/2/2008

Lambda Legal is the leading national legal organization dedicated to achieving full civil rights for LGBT people and people with HIV, and we have had an exceptional year. Our high-impact cases and educational programs continue to serve our mission by securing new and expanded legal protections and by amplifying our message in public forums.

What Does the Adoption Decision Mean for Me and My Family? 10/29/2010

On September 22, 2010, the Third District Court of Appeal issued a unanimous decision declaring that Florida's law prohibiting gay men and lesbians from adopting children is unconstitutional. See [Florida Dep't of Children and Families v. In re: Matter of Adoption of X.X.G. and N.R.G. (September 22, 2010)]. The State of Florida announced that it will not appeal that decision to the Florida Supreme Court. We have received several questions about what this case means for gay men and lesbians who want to adopt.

Adoption and Parenting | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections

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