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  • Achieving Health Care Fairness

    Anti-discrimination laws are important tools for protecting non-discriminatory access to health care for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. Studies demonstrate that anti-gay and antitrans bias permeates the medical profession, with adverse effects on the health and well-being of LGBT people.

  • Lambda Legal's Safety Scale

    Are you and your same-sex partner thinking about traveling or moving to another state but worried about whether your relationship will be respected? Or have you joined the growing movement to advocate that employers or organizations, when choosing sites for a convention or meeting, avoid locales that require or promote discrimination against same-sex relationships?

  • In My Own Words – Joy Ladin

  • Bending the Mold

    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.

  • Impact Magazine Summer 2009

    "Impact Magazine Summer 2009" cover

    Features Notes from the Frontline Deputy Director of Education and Public Affairs Hector Vargas reports on the minute-to-minute excitement of the marriage victory day in Iowa.

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  • National Recommended Best Practices for Serving LGBT Homeless Youth

    Lambda Legal collaborated with the National Alliance to End Homelessness, the National Network for Youth, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights to co-author a policy brief that provides a brief overview of homelessness among LBGT youth and makes recommendations that provide direction to agencies and not-for-profit organizations to increase their competency in working with LGBT homeless you

  • Iowa Marriage FAQ

  • Fighting for the Rights of People Living with HIV

    Today, more than one million people nationwide are living with HIV, and tens of thousands of new infections occur each year. People living with HIV continue to face widespread discrimination in employment, health care, housing, parenting, immigration, criminal justice and many other areas of life.

  • Impact Magazine Winter 2009

    "Impact Magazine Winter 2009" cover

    In the 36 years that Lambda Legal has been fighting for equality, I don’t think there has ever been a moment when so many victories and opportunities are before us at the very same time that we face such enormous challenges.

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  • Your Government Respects Your Marriage: Developments in New York State Agency Recognition of Same-Sex Couples' Out-of-State Marriages

    Marriages of same-sex couples validly performed in other jurisdictions are accorded legal respect in New York state under longstanding principles of law.