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  • Who is John Roberts? America Still Needs to Know

    Lambda Legal strongly believes that, in addition to intellect, legal training and experience, another critical measure of whether a nominee to the Supreme Court is qualified to serve is a clear commitment to fairness and equal rights for all Americans, including those who historically have been subjected to discrimination.

  • Transgender Woman Wins Her Day in Court

    The Illinois Supreme Court has ordered a lower court to file a name change petition and fee-waiver request for Daunn Turner — a disabled, transgender woman. A circuit court judge had originally denied the name change and fee waiver, saying Turner’s name change was “not that important.”

  • Iowa Leaders Show Support

    A wide array of organizations and individuals have filed over a dozen briefs at the Iowa Supreme Court on behalf of the six same-sex couples and their families in Lambda Legal's historic marriage case.

  • Marriage Equality Win in Midwest!

    Plaintiff couples in Lambda Legal's Iowa marriage lawsuit: Varnum v. Brien

  • Victory for Inclusive Health Curriculum

    Warding off persistent attacks from antigay groups, Lambda Legal has helped protect a medically accurate health curriculum that includes the facts on sexual orientation for 8th and 10th graders in Montgomery County, Maryland.

  • Transgender Man Will Not Lose Alimony Payments

    In response to a ruling by the Sixth Circuit Court for Pinellas County that rejected an attempt to terminate previously agreed to and ordered alimony for an ex-spouse because he is transgender, Lambda Legal issued this statement from Greg Nevins, Senior Staff Attorney in Lambda Legal's Southern Regional Office in Atlanta and Cole Thaler, Transgender Rights Attorney for Lambda Legal:

  • School Gets "F" on First Amendment Rights

    K.K. Logan attended West Side High School in Gary, Indiana during his junior and senior year. He expressed a deeply rooted femininity in his appearance and demeanor, and his classmates and teachers supported him when he wore clothes typically associated with girls his age. But when senior prom rolled around, everything changed.

  • Lambda Legal Attorney Makes Atlanta's Top 20

    Lambda Legal Transgender Rights Attorney Cole Thaler spends much of his waking hours litigating precedent-setting cases or working as an educator or activist. He's just been honored for this work by the Southern Voice, which named him one of Atlanta's top 20 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender leaders. From the Southern Voice:

  • Court Hears Infertility Case

    Guadalupe Benitez, a California lesbian, was denied a standard infertility treatment by her doctors because of their religious beliefs. Now Lambda Legal defends her before the California Supreme Court.