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Lambda Legal Applauds Atlanta’s Mayor for Naming the Atlanta Eagle an Historic Landmark

Lambda Legal applauds the City of Atlanta for designating the Atlanta Eagle as an historic landmark. Like the Stonewall Inn in New York City, the Atlanta Eagle is an historic gathering place for LGBTQ people in Atlanta and it has become a special spot in the story for our struggle for freedom and dignity. Making […]

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Henderson v. Box Reaffirms Marriage Equality is Law of the Land

This week in Henderson v. Box, the U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed that marriage equality is the law of the land and that states must provide the same rights to same-sex and different-sex spouses.  After the Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges in 2015 that same-sex couples had a right to marry, Indiana refused to […]

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Victory! Federal Court Strikes Down Ohio’s Anti-Transgender Birth Certificate Policy

Today, the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio struck down a discriminatory state policy that prevented transgender people born in Ohio from correcting the gender marker on their birth certificates. Powered by WPeMatico

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PRESIDENT-ELECT BIDEN NOMINATES PETE BUTTIGIEG AS SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION—MAKING HIM THE FIRST OUT LGBTQ CABINET SECRETARY IN U.S. HISTORY

(WASHINGTON, DC, DECEMBER 15, 2020) The following statement can be attributed to Rea Carey, Executive Director: “Today, President-elect Biden made history by nominating former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg as Secretary of Transportation. If confirmed, he will be the first out LGBTQ Cabinet Secretary in history. Our hope is that this historic first is just […]

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“CREATING CHANGE” ANNOUNCES PROGRAM LINE UP, AWARD RECIPIENTS FOR FIRST EVER VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

GLORIA ALLEN, LISBETH MELENDEZ RIVERA, JAVIER HERNANDEZ, AND GAYLE RUBIN TO BE AWARDED FOR COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP (WASHINGTON, DC, December 9, 2020) Community leaders Gloria Allen, Lisbeth Melendez Rivera, Javier Hernandez, and Gayle Rubin will all be honored at the 33rd annual Creating Change Conference. Held virtually from January 28 through January 31, 2021, the conference […]

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Lambda Legal and Immigration Equality to Challenge Cruel New Asylum Ban in Court

The ban will make it virtually impossible for LGBTQ people and those living with HIV who fled persecution in their countries of origin to secure asylum in the U.S. Powered by WPeMatico

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Lambda Legal and Immigration Equality to Challenge Cruel New Asylum Ban in Court

The ban will make it virtually impossible for LGBTQ people and those living with HIV who fled persecution in their countries of origin to secure asylum in the U.S. Powered by WPeMatico

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Lambda Legal Condemns the Confirmation of Stephen Schwartz to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Stephen Schwartz to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in a party line vote of 49-47. This confirmation of Stephen Schwartz to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims is another dark day for the U.S. judiciary and the latest attack on LGBTQ people from the Trump-Pence administration. […]

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Lambda Legal Condemns the Confirmation of Stephen Schwartz to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims

This confirmation of Stephen Schwartz to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims is another dark day for the U.S. judiciary and the latest attack on LGBTQ people from the Trump-Pence Administration. Powered by WPeMatico

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New Federal Contractors’ Rule Creates “Essentially Limitless” Exemption for Discrimination

The rule dramatically expands the ability of federal contractors to claim religious exemptions from federal nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Powered by WPeMatico

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ADRIENNE MAREE BROWN, BIG FREEDIA, POSE’S DOMINIQUE JACKSON JOIN THOUSANDS OF LGBTQ ACTIVISTS FOR “CREATING CHANGE”

QUEER ACTIVIST CONFERENCE GOES VIRTUAL FOR JANUARY 28-31, 2021REGISTRATION NOW OPEN AT WWW.CREATINGCHANGE.ORG (WASHINGTON, DC, NOVEMBER 19, 2020) Thousands of LGBTQ advocates, activists, leaders, and allies will, for the first time ever, gather virtually for the 33rd Creating Change Conference from January 28 through January 31, 2020. The Creating Change Conference, run by the National […]

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Uplifting Transgender Voices – Our Client’s Story

Oprima aquí para leer la versión en Español de esta publicación [Editor’s note: Name changed in this article to protect NCLR client’s privacy.] After a lifetime of hardship, Sammie, an NCLR Immigration Project client, has finally found a new sense of community and belonging with the San Francisco based organization El/La Para TransLatinas. With the […]