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Lambda Legal case in which a legally married same-sex couple in Iowa gave birth to a stillborn baby and was issued a death certificate by the Iowa Department of Public Health with one of the mothers' names removed with correction fluid.
Amicus briefs to multiple federal courts of appeal and then the U.S. Supreme Court arguing against granting religious exemptions to for-profit companies from insurance coverage requirements of the Affordable Care Act.
Case winning equal travel benefits for spouses of lesbian and gay employees of SkyWest Airlines.
Case brought against the city of Atlanta, the chief of police and individual officers for illegally searching, detaining and harassing staff and patrons of a gay bar.
Case defending California's antidiscrimination protections for students and hate crimes laws
Pioneering case arguing the reinstatement of Army and National Guard veteran after she was discharged because of her sexual orientation
Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of North Carolina and Equality North Carolina filed a lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s sweeping anti-LGBT law, HB 2. The case, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina against North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, Attorney General Roy Cooper, and the University of North Carolina, is on behalf of two transgender North Carolinians, Joaquín Carcaño, a UNC-Chapel Hill employee, and Payton McGarry, a UNC-Greensboro student; Angela Gilmore, a lesbian and North Carolina Central University law professor; and the ACLU of North Carolina and Equality North Carolina.
Adoption and parenting case in which Catholic Charities sued Illinois to force the state to renew a contract for foster care services while excluding couples in civil unions from being eligible foster parents.
Case on behalf of Central Alabama Pride, a gay group that was denied its free speech rights when the Birmingham mayor refused to provide city resources to support for gay pride based on his religious beliefs.
Case representing a lesbian couple denied accommodation at a Hawai'i commercial business establishment.
Lawsuit brought by an antigay legal group attempting to strip away the City of Cleveland's newly enacted domestic partnership registry for same-sex couples and their families.

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