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Federal Judge Orders Arizona to Issue Death Certificate Recognizing Deceased Man’s Husband

Fred McQuire and George Martinez,

“George would have been thrilled with this outcome—all he ever wanted to do was take care of Fred and Judge ...

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Gambia: President Should Reject Homophobic Law

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Life Sentence for ‘Aggravated Homosexuality’ HRW News Release– (Dakar) – President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia should not sign a new ...

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Egypt: 7 Held for Alleged Homosexual Conduct

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Unlawful Arrests Undermine Basic Freedoms, Rule of Law HRW Press Release –  (Beirut)  September 9, 2014– Egyptian authorities should immediately ...

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HRC Condemns The Gambia’s Passage of Horrific New Anti-LGBT Legislation

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Life in prison among new punishments, includes ‘identical’ language to law passed in Uganda earlier this year WASHINGTON––Today the Human ...

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Lambda Legal and Transgender Woman Celebrate Successful Fight Against Discrimination and Harassment at Halfway House

Lambda Legal Client Donisha McShan3

“It was like I have been living my life on mute, singing, screaming, and yelling and somebody finally pressed the ...

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

Know Your Rights At Work

“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

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“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

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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

Transgender Rights

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

Seven couples. Seven love stories. One commitment.

“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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