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Lambda Legal Condemns Texas Gov. Abbott and AG Paxton for Targeting Health Care for Transgender Youth

"It seems Gov. Abbott and AG Paxton are intent on proving themselves to be the harshest in their attacks on LGBTQ people and particularly transgender youth."

Lambda Legal Elects Labor and Employment Attorney as New Chair of Board of Directors

Lambda Legal is pleased to announce it has elected Lauren Mutti to serve as the new Chair of its Board of Directors. Ms. Mutti is an expert in labor and discrimination law, and she previously served as a Vice-Chair of Lambda Legal’s Board of Directors.

Lambda Legal Urges Supreme Court to Affirm Definitively that Religion Does Not Grant Businesses a License to Discriminate

Court grants review sought by Denver-based Anti-LGBT website designer. “It is time once and for all to put to rest these businesses’ attempts to undermine the civil rights of LGBTQ people in the name of religion.”

Lambda Legal to 11th Circuit: Affirm Decision That Ordered Florida School to Provide Equal Restroom Access to Transgender Student

“I hope that this court sees this exclusion for what it is, discrimination, with painful consequences.”

NEW REPORT: As Biden Vows to Nominate a Black Woman to Supreme Court, New Data Provides Snapshot of Biden’s First-Year Efforts to Diversify Federal Judiciary; Despite Making Historic Appointments, Report Reveals Biden Fell Short on LGBTQ+ Representation

Despite Historic Appointments in Year One — Including Nearly Two-Thirds Being People of Color and Three-Fourths Being Women — Report Reveals How Biden Fell Short on LGBTQ+ Representation

Lambda Legal on the News of Justice Breyer’s Plans to Retire from the U.S. Supreme Court

“We strongly urge President Biden to select a nominee whose commitment to equal justice under law is beyond question, and whose record demonstrates their understanding that LGBTQ+ people are entitled to the full protection of the Constitution’s guarantees of equality and liberty."

Oregon Court of Appeals Rules, Again, Against Anti-LGBT Portland-Area Bakery

“The court was right five years ago and is still right today. The Kleins’ faith does not give them a pass to ignore Oregon’s Public Accommodation Law.”

Lambda Legal Applauds Federal Bureau of Prisons for Revising Manual for Incarcerated Transgender People

Lambda Legal applauded the federal Bureau of Prisons for its revisions to the “Transgender Offender Manual,improving policies relating to the housing and treatment of transgender people in federal custody. 

Lambda Legal: Biden Delivered Results for LGBTQ+ and HIV Communities in First Year, But Critical Work Remains

New analysis identifies ending “Licenses to Discriminate,” protecting trans kids, and ensuring access to health care as key priorities for administration to address in Year Two.