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Gay Immigration Prisoners Allegedly Tortured 3/21/2012
"After criticism from the United Nations, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said it is "taking action to investigate" reports that 16 gay and transgender detainees have been tortured in U.S. immigration prisons...

Criminal Justice and Police Misconduct | Immigration

Discrimination Lawsuit Against TCC Will Proceed 3/13/2012
"A federal judge denied a motion from Tarrant County College to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit filed by a former adjunct professor who alleges that administrators prevented her from interviewing for a full-time teaching position because they believed she was a lesbian...

Employment and Rights in the Workplace

Marriage Litigation Strategy: From John Lawrence to Kristin Perry 3/8/2012
"Lambda Legal took a case that needed to go to the Supreme Court: the continued acceptance of criminal anti-sodomy laws under Bowers v. Hardwick gave legitimacy to every piece of anti-gay legislation and every instance of anti-gay discrimination. It needed to go.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Criminal Justice and Police Misconduct

Lawrence v. Texas: Extreme Truth
Cross-posted on The Huffington Post

The Walls Are Tumbling Down 2/24/2012
"Although we still have a long way to go, it would be hard not to draw the conclusion that February 2012 is the month that the walls came tumbling down and the march toward marriage equality in this country became unstoppable."

Defense of Marriage Act ruled unconstitutional by judge 2/23/2012
"A judge on Wednesday declared the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional and ordered the federal government to ignore the statute and provide health benefits to the wife of a lesbian federal court employee.

Judge says US must supply health benefits for same-sex wife of federal court worker in Calif. 2/23/2012
"The government cannot deny health benefits to the wife of a lesbian court employee by relying on the 1996 law that bars government recognition of same-sex unions, a federal judge has ruled.

DOMA complicates gay divorces 2/17/2012
Charles M. Spiegel, an attorney and a member of Lambda Legal’s National Leadership Council, tells the Bay Area Reporter:

Prop 8: One Landmark Decision Begets Another 2/10/2012
This analysis by Legal Director Jon W. Davidson was cross-posted in the Huffington Post.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections

Lawsuit filed over parent's name left off death certificate 2/9/2012
"The advocacy law firm responsible for Iowa’s landmark same-sex marriage case and a lawsuit demanding that married lesbians both be named on their child’s birth certificate filed new court papers this morning challenging the removal of a parent’s name from the death certificate of a stillborn child.