Fact Sheets

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After DOMA: Family & Medical Leave Act for Non-Federal Employees

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Opposes the Death Penalty as an Irreversible and Harsh Misuse of Government Power 2/10/1999

Out At Work 1/1/2007

More and more LGBT people are coming out at work. No matter where you work or what you do, you'll feel more secure in your job if you know your rights. For more than three decades, workplace equality has been a top priority for Lambda Legal. We have created this tool kit to give you the information you need to help guide you through your work life.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Civil Unions for Same-Sex Couples in the State of New Jersey 2/6/2007

On October 25, 2006, in Lewis v. Harris, Lambda Legal won a declaration from the New Jersey Supreme Court that barring same-sex couples from the rights and benefits of marriage violated the constitutional promise of equality.

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 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.

Dispelling Myths About CDC's New Recommendations Regarding HIV Testing, Informed Consent and Pre-test Counseling 3/8/2007


The Importance of Informed Consent and Counseling In HIV Testing 3/8/2007


A Summary of Evidence of the Importance of Specific Written Consent and Pre-test Counseling in HIV Testing 3/8/2007

Excerpt: "Increasing the numbers of people living with undiagnosed HIV who get tested, so that they will learn their status and get into care earlier, has our support. But expanded testing should be done with specific, written consent and after some counseling, for the reasons summarized below...."

The Continuing Relevance of Stigma and Discrimination 3/8/2007