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Know the laws in your state that protect LBGT people and people living with HIV.

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.

Pioneering case seeking the right to marry for same-sex couples in Hawaii
Case representing a lesbian couple denied accommodation at a Hawai'i commercial business establishment.
Lawsuit alleging that the university discriminated against same-sex couple by rejecting their application for family housing.
Case seeking civil unions for same-sex couples in Hawai`i.