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Texas Court Blocks State From Investigating More Trans Youth and Their Families

Today the Travis County District Court entered a second injunction against the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) and Commissioner Masters, barring them from implementing the agency’s rule expanding the definition of child abuse to presumptively treat the provision of gender affirming care as child abuse against two more families, Mirabel Vo

Court Removes Trump-Era Rule That Eliminated Discrimination Protections

In response to a lawsuit filed by a foster youth and alumni group as well as LGBTQ service and advocacy organizations, a court has remanded and vacated a Trump-era policy permitting taxpayer-funded discrimination against people who receive services from HHS grant programs.

LGBTQ+ Litigating Organizations Call for Immediate Action to Reform the Supreme Court and Restore Democracy

“The Supreme Court has lost the public’s confidence in its integrity and has eroded its own legitimacy.”

Lambda Legal: The Supreme Court’s Erasure of Essential Rights Demands Urgent Corrective Action

The nation’s oldest and largest LGBTQ+ legal rights organization spells out the Supreme Court’s profoundly mistaken erasure of essential civil and voting rights and calls for a series of specific, urgently needed corrections.

Lambda Legal: Supreme Court Today Greenlights More Sectarian Prayer in Public Schools

“There is hardly anything more public than kneeling and praying on the 50-yard-line at the end of the game, nor more coercive than one’s coach leading the prayer.”

Lambda Legal’s San Francisco Soiree to Feature Jones Day Foundation Gift in Honor of Retiring Partner Curt Kirschner

Lambda Legal will celebrate the significant gift by the Jones Day Foundation in honor of its retiring partner, F. Curt Kirschner,at its San Francisco Soiree on September 28, 2022. The Jones Day Foundation’s $1 million gift will be used to fund and establish the F. Curt Kirschner Senior Counsel and Senior Strategist position at Lambda Legal.

Lambda Legal: “People Will Die”

Nation’s largest LGBTQI+ legal rights organization condemns U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade

Americans United and Lambda Legal: Victory For Woman Rejected By Federally Funded Foster Care Agency Because She Is A Lesbian

Organizations Voluntarily Dismiss Lawsuit Against U.S. Dept. Of HHS After Securing Ability For Tennessee Woman To Foster Refugee Children

Victory! North Carolina to Issue Accurate Birth Certificates for Transgender People Without Requiring Surgery

“This is a victory for all transgender people born in North Carolina that will help enable them to navigate life with safety and dignity.”

Lambda Legal Reacts After Supreme Court Strikes Down New York’s Gun Law

“The Court’s distorted understanding, of the Second Amendment will only result in more Uvaldes, more Buffalos, more Pulse nightclubs, and more children, people of color, and LGBTQ people, especially transgender women of color, targeted, shot, and killed.”