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.

CEO Rachel B. Tiven explained the LGBT rights at stake under the Trump administration at the West Coast Liberty Awards.

June 22 2017 12:40 PM

A court rules that discrimination against lesbian security guard Jameka Evans doesn't violate existing law.

March 14 2017 3:03 PM

A sports controversy at the Mormons' flagship university may make the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints choose between homophobia and millions of dollars.

August 16 2016 5:52 AM

Judge Juan Pérez-Giménez’s ruling that the Supreme Court’s marriage equality decision does not apply in the territory “errs in so many respects that it is hard to know where to begin,” says the First Circuit.

April 07 2016 7:59 PM Updated

A questionable ruling brings confusion, and a bit of chaos, to Puerto Rico's same-sex couples.

March 28 2016 6:32 AM

The Mean Girls actor tells us about his boyfriend, a higher power, and the Looking movie, which he calls "a beautiful little romantic comedy."

February 23 2016 7:12 AM

Sen. Greg Kirk's bill is based on one pending at the federal level and would even allow state employees to engage in anti-LGBT discrimination if it's faith-based.

January 20 2016 9:03 PM