Lambda Legal

Read the latest news about Lambda Legal, one of the nation’s leading nonprofits dedicated to equality litigation. Under the leadership of Kevin Cathcart, who has served as executive director of Lambda Legal since 1992, the organization has helped achieve historic victories in the fight for LGBT rights, including its argument before the Supreme Court in Lawrence v. Texas (2003), which established the right to sexual intimacy for gay Americans. Learn more about this gay legal organization that has also launced the Foster Care Initiative for lesbian and gay youth, as well as the Marriage Project and Transgender Rights Project.

A statement by LGBT groups calling for such decriminalization was retweeted this afternoon.

August 25 2015 11:13 PM

The Talk co-host delivered a rousing speech for LGBT rights at the Lambda Legal West Coast Liberty Awards.

June 17 2015 6:00 AM

The trans activist elicited laughter and tears during her acceptance speech at the 2014 West Coast Liberty Awards.

June 18 2014 4:24 PM

Continuing to bar openly gay adults from serving as leaders 'perpetuates the worst kind of stereotypes,' says the attorney general.

June 11 2014 2:08 PM

A Lambda Legal attorney is optimistic that a federal judge will strike down the ban on same-sex marriage and extend an order for the state to recognize the marriage of her clients.

May 02 2014 5:12 PM

After a 92-year-old WWII vet took on the federal agency, the Social Security Administration has issued updated guidelines designed to eliminate a number of challenges trans individuals face when attempting to obtain benefits.

April 07 2014 9:23 AM

This year, 'ex-gay' therapy took a major hit, Russia became a scary place for LGBT people, and tons of people fantasized about what they'd be like in prison.

December 18 2013 12:47 AM

Same-sex couples in which one partner has a life-threatening illness can marry immediately instead of waiting for the state's marriage equality law to take effect June 1, a judge has ruled.

December 16 2013 3:01 PM

While 2013 will be remembered for the work of hundreds in advancing marriage equality, it will also be remembered for the example of one man.

December 16 2013 2:23 PM

State senator Adam Ebbin introduced legislation that would repeal Virginia's constitutional prohibition on marriage equality.

November 27 2013 2:24 PM