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  • Impact Magazine Summer 2013

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    June 26 was already an important date in LGBT legal history—it was the day 10 years ago when the Supreme Court struck down all remaining state sodomy laws in Lambda Legal’s historic Lawrence v. Texas victory.

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  • Impact Magazine Winter 2013

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    When DOMA and Prop 8 are struck down, we at Lambda Legal will celebrate this huge victory and important step forward. But as we enter our fifth decade of fighting for equality, we know that our work is far from over.

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  • Impact Magazine Fall 2012

    As this issue of Impact goes to press, we await the outcome of historic votes about marriage for same-sex couples in four states, as we also await word on whether the Supreme Court will consider cases that we hope finally strike down Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

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  • Impact Magazine Summer 2012

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    Friends and Family throughout the country are making Pride plans—figuring out what to wear, which train or whose car to take, whether to bring the stroller or the dogs, the best vantage point to enjoy the festivities, where to go afterward to continue the celebration. The crowds, the energy and the astonishing diversity and creativity in our community all bring emotional uplift.

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  • Impact Magazine Winter 2012

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    Features Transforming Injustice A historic win for transgender rightsin the workplace.

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  • Impact Magazine Fall 2011

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    In several weeks, the holidays will be upon us, and with it, the prospect of reuniting with loved ones and family. At its best, the word “family” conjures feelings of acceptance and belonging. But for many in our community, “family” continues to be a loaded word.

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  • Impact Magazine Summer 2011

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    Every year at this time, communities across the United States celebrate Pride. It’s a happy time—a time to relax and be ourselves, reconnect with friends and marvel at the astonishing diversity within our communities—sometimes mixed with bittersweet thoughts as we remember the loved ones we lost.

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  • Impact Magazine Winter 2011

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    It Is hard to know what to do with the knowledge that we are about to reach the 30th anniversary of the Center for Disease Control’s first report of what would come to be called AIDS.

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  • Impact Magazine Fall 2010

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    Every year for two decades, the National LGBT Bar Association has bestowed its highest honor, the Dan Bradley Award, on a member of the LGBT legal community who has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of LGBT rights and those of people living with HIV.

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  • Impact Magazine Summer 2010

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    At Lambda Legal, we spend most of our time making the case for equality in the courts—but we also fight for freedom in the community and in the chambers where laws are made. During Pride season, Lambda Legal staff, members and volunteers can be found in cities and towns around the country marching, handing out fact sheets, answering questions and having fun.

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