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Tom Warnke - Media Relations Director
213-382-7600 x 247
twarnke@lambdalegal.org

Tom Warnke covers the following regions/states:

Western Region:
Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

South Central Region:
Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

 

Graciela Gonzalez – Senior Public Information Officer
312-663-4413 x329
ggonzalez@lambdalegal.org

Graciela covers the following regions/states:

Midwest Region:
Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

 

Samy Nemir – Public Information Officer

212-809-8585 x 240
snemir@lambdalegal.org

Samy Nemir covers the following regions/states:

Southern Region:
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

Headquarters Region:
Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Washington DC

 

Jonathan Adams - Communications Director

212-809-8585 x267
jadams@lambdalegal.org

Press Releases

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Lambda Legal Celebrates Election of Pro-Equality Senate

(New York, NY, January 6, 2021) – Lambda Legal CEO Kevin Jennings today issued the following statement about the election of Democrat Rev. Raphael Warnock and apparent election of Democrat Jon Ossoff to the U.S. Senate, defeating incumbent Georgia Republican senators Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue in Tuesday's run-off election:

NEW REPORT: In Four Years, Trump Has Ushered In Federal Judicial Climate Unprecedented In Its Hostility, With Nearly 40% of Confirmed Appellate Judges Harboring Anti-LGBTQ+ Records, Bias; Report Illuminates Trump’s Legacy of Radicalizing Federal Courts

Lambda Legal Unveils Findings of Its Four-Year Effort to Document Trump’s Judicial Appointments, Providing Complete Snapshot of Outsized Impact Trump Has Had on Reshaping the Courts and Creating a Landscape Hostile Toward Civil Rights

NEW REPORT: In Four Years, Trump Has Ushered In Federal Judicial Climate Unprecedented In Its Hostility, With Nearly 40% of Confirmed Appellate Judges Harboring Anti-LGBTQ+ Records, Bias; Report Illuminates Trump’s Legacy of Radicalizing Federal Courts

Lambda Legal Unveils Findings of Its Four-Year Effort to Document Trump’s Judicial Appointments, Providing Complete Snapshot of Outsized Impact Trump Has Had on Reshaping the Courts and Creating a Landscape Hostile Toward Civil Rights

VICTORY! Judge Halts Implementation of Ban on Speech about Systemic Racism, Sexism, and Implicit Bias

“Judge Freeman saw this ban for what it is: An effort to quash the truth and sweep under the rug an honest and long overdue reckoning with sexism and structural racism in our society.”

Lambda Legal and Immigration Equality Challenge Trump Administration’s “Death to Asylum” Rule

“Just as with every single action on immigration that this administration has taken, the glaringly obvious goal of this rule is to end asylum altogether.”

Billie Jean King, Megan Rapinoe, and Candace Parker Join Nearly 200 Athletes Supporting Trans Youth Participation in Sports

"There is no place in any sport for discrimination of any kind…The global athletic community grows stronger when we welcome and champion all athletes – including LGBTQI+ athletes.”

Lambda Legal Files Brief in Support of Transgender Employee Fighting Hobby Lobby

Today, Lambda Legal filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the Second District Appellate Court of Illinois in support of Meggan Sommerville, a transgender woman, in her almost decade-long fight with her employer, Hobby Lobby, to gain access to the women’s facilities at work, facilities that match her gender identity.

Lambda Legal Condemns 400-Page, Nine-Agency “Monstrosity” of a Federal Rule Change

“From Day One non-stop through to its final moments, the Trump/Pence administration has been taking a sledgehammer to the wall of separation between church and state.”

Lambda Legal and Immigration Equality to Challenge Cruel New Asylum Ban in Court

(Washington, D.C., December 10, 2020) – Today, Trump’s Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice announced they will soon publish a new rule that eviscerates the United States asylum system.

Lambda Legal e Immigration Equality impugnarán en la corte la nueva cruel prohibición de asilo

(Washington, D.C., 10 diciembre 2020) - Hoy, el Departamento de Seguridad Nacional y el Departamento de Justicia del presidente Donald Trump anunciaron que pronto publicarán una nueva regulación que destruiría el sistema de asilo de Estados Unidos.

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