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Since the 1970s, Lambda Legal has made history through winning legal victories that allowed LGBT people and people with HIV to live their lives with greater dignity, safety and equality under the law.

The cases below offer a broad overview of legal matters Lambda Legal has pursued on behalf of LGBT people and people living with HIV during the most recent decades of our nearly 40-year history.

Federal lawsuit seeking the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in Virginia
Case representing same-sex partner of shooting victim seeking survivor benefits in Alaska.
Case defending students’ right to take a stand against antigay bullying.
Case seeking to remove custody restriction forcing a same-sex couple to live separately in order to retain custody of a child
Historic case seeking to enforce a student's First Amendment right to be out at school
The landmark case that helped bring equal marriage nationwide.
Case seeking the right to marry for same-sex couples in New York
Lambda Legal filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Jessica Hicklin, a 37-year-old transgender woman incarcerated at the Potosi Correctional Center, a facility for male inmates, in Mineral Point, Missouri.The case challenges a Missouri Department of Corrections (MDOC) “freeze-frame” policy that bars access to hormone therapy for inmates and others in custody if they were not receiving treatment prior to incarceration.
Man fired from a Subway restaurant after disclosing his HIV status
Lambda Legal is urging the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse a lower court ruling and allow Kimberly Hively to present her case alleging that Ivy Tech Community College, where she worked as an instructor for 14 years, denied her fulltime employment and promotions, and eventually terminated her employment, because she is a lesbian.
A federal case challenging California's discriminatory ballot measure, Prop 8, which eliminated same-sex couples' right to marry in that state.

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