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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.

Those turned down for survivor's benefits because they were unable to legally marry should have access to the benefits, a federal judge rules.

September 12 2020 2:01 PM

The State Department is wrong to consider children born "out of wedlock" if they're born abroad to married same-sex couples, a federal judge rules.

August 27 2020 10:07 PM

One court affirms trans students' right to use the restroom matching their gender identity; another strikes down Idaho's ban on gender changes on birth certificates.

August 07 2020 8:09 PM

The new rule revoking ACA antidiscrimination provisions interferes with the right of everyone to receive health care free of bias, the suit states.

June 22 2020 8:20 PM

Dana Zzyym wants a passport with an X gender marker, which the State Department has refused to issue during a five-year court battle.

May 13 2020 4:13 PM

Lambda Legal reports a quarter of appellate judges are now Trump appointees. That's bad news for LGBTQ people.

December 24 2019 8:46 AM

The group wants a lower court ruling in favor of Drew Adams's right to use the boys' restroom affirmed.

December 05 2019 8:25 AM
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