Fact Sheets

Titlesort descending Date
Arc of History 1/24/2008

Let us realize the arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice. —Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In less than two decades, I witnessed the arc of history bending toward justice.

Assuring Non-Discrimination in Healthcare: Washington's Law Against Discrimination and the American Medical Association's Rules of Ethics 12/4/2007

Washington State Legal Briefing December 2007 Lambda Legal provides this briefing to healthcare professionals in Washington State to clarify the non-discrimination requirements of Washington's anti-discrimination law and the national guidance of the American Medical Association's Code of Ethics.

Bending the Mold 6/11/2009

Whether you’re transgender or gender non-conforming, questioning, or an ally, this kit is designed to help you make your school a safer place. We’ve included ideas and information to help you advocate for change. There’s also an extensive list of resources to help you connect with the transgender community and find support.

Teens & Young Adults | Transgender Rights | Youth and Schools
Birth Certificates and Second-Parent Adoptions for Married Same-Sex Couples in Maryland 5/25/2011

Adoption and Parenting
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.

Creating Equal Access to Quality Health Care for Transgender Patients: Transgender-Affirming Hospital Policies 11/4/2013

Over the last decade, hospitals throughout the United States have recognized that some groups of people face significant barriers to health care because of historic bias and discrimination against them. Many efforts have been launched to identify these groups, learn more about the challenges they face in health care, and welcome them into the nation’s hospitals. To reach out to these long overlooked groups, hospitals have examined their policies and practices to ensure that discrimination is clearly prohibited, recommendations for equitable and inclusive care are being followed, and staff are trained to provide knowledgeable, sensitive care.

Health Care Fairness | Transgender Rights
Delaware Civil Union Law 12/27/2011

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Delaware Marriage Law 6/25/2013

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Denying Access to Marriage Harms Families 5/21/2007

The harms to families from discrimination in marriage have been a significant part of Lambda Legal’s caseload over the years. This document is a partial list of the harms that concern families, with examples from Lambda Legal’s prior work.

Denying Access to Marriage Harms Families: Social Security

Same-sex Couples Lose Benefits They Paid for to Insure Against Hard Times

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