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Lambda Legal Launches “Know Your Rights At Work” for LGBT and HIV+ People

Lambda Legal Launches “Know Your Rights At Work” for LGBT and HIV+ People

“Among callers to our Legal Help Desk, workplace issues are a top concern year after year—second only to relationship recognition.” ...

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Lambda Legal Sues on Behalf of American Military Partner Association for VA Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses

Lambda Legal Sues on Behalf of American Military Partner Association for VA Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses

“Having weathered the federal government’s past, longstanding discrimination against them, lesbian and gay veterans and their families find themselves once ...

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Annulment of Uganda’s anti-homosexuality law hailed by UN officials

Annulment of Uganda’s anti-homosexuality law hailed by UN officials

UN Announcement- 1 August 2014 – United Nations officials have welcomed the decision of the Constitutional Court of Uganda to ...

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With Latest Attack, HRC Renews Call for Stronger Efforts to Protect Transgender Women

With Latest Attack, HRC Renews Call for Stronger Efforts to Protect Transgender Women

HRC Press Release WASHINGTON August 01, 2014 – In response to the violent attack of a 15-year old transgender teenager ...

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Victory! Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Domestic Partnership Registry in Lambda Legal Case

Victory! Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Domestic Partnership Registry in Lambda Legal Case

“We’re thrilled that Wisconsin same-sex couples can keep the limited but very important protections that the domestic partnership registry grants ...

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Victory! Alaska Supreme Court Allows Same-Sex Partners Access to Survivor Benefits

Victory! Alaska Supreme Court Allows Same-Sex Partners Access to Survivor Benefits

LAMBDA LEGAL Press Release (Anchorage, AK, July 25, 2014) – The Alaska Supreme Court today ruled unanimously that the same-sex ...

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HRC Calls for Stronger Laws and Increased Protection of Transgender Women

HRC Calls for Stronger Laws and Increased Protection of Transgender Women

HRC Press Release – WASHINGTON July 21, 2014– In response to the discovery of 26-year-old Mia Henderson’s body in West ...

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FACT SHEET: Taking Action to Support LGBT Workplace Equality is Good For Business

FACT SHEET: Taking Action to Support LGBT Workplace Equality is Good For Business

The White House – Office of the Press Secretary – Press Release- July 21, 2014 - America is built on the ...

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Lambda Legal Calls for Halt to HIV-Based Criminal Prosecutions in Wake of Department of Justice Guidance

Lambda Legal Calls for Halt to HIV-Based Criminal Prosecutions in Wake of Department of Justice Guidance

“We call upon those charged with enforcing such laws—from governors to prosecutors to police detectives—to halt the criminal prosecution and ...

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ACLU Withdraws Support for ENDA

ACLU Withdraws Support for ENDA

ACLU Press Release – WASHINGTON July 8, 2014– The American Civil Liberties Union today announced that it is withdrawing its ...

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