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LGBTQ+ Litigating Organizations Call for Immediate Action to Reform the Supreme Court and Restore Democracy

“The Supreme Court has lost the public’s confidence in its integrity and has eroded its own legitimacy.”

Lambda Legal: Supreme Court Today Greenlights More Sectarian Prayer in Public Schools

“There is hardly anything more public than kneeling and praying on the 50-yard-line at the end of the game, nor more coercive than one’s coach leading the prayer.”

Lambda Legal’s San Francisco Soiree to Feature Jones Day Foundation Gift in Honor of Retiring Partner Curt Kirschner

Lambda Legal will celebrate the significant gift by the Jones Day Foundation in honor of its retiring partner, F. Curt Kirschner,at its San Francisco Soiree on September 28, 2022. The Jones Day Foundation’s $1 million gift will be used to fund and establish the F. Curt Kirschner Senior Counsel and Senior Strategist position at Lambda Legal.

Lambda Legal: “People Will Die”

Nation’s largest LGBTQI+ legal rights organization condemns U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade

Americans United and Lambda Legal: Victory For Woman Rejected By Federally Funded Foster Care Agency Because She Is A Lesbian

Organizations Voluntarily Dismiss Lawsuit Against U.S. Dept. Of HHS After Securing Ability For Tennessee Woman To Foster Refugee Children

Victory! North Carolina to Issue Accurate Birth Certificates for Transgender People Without Requiring Surgery

“This is a victory for all transgender people born in North Carolina that will help enable them to navigate life with safety and dignity.”

Lambda Legal Reacts After Supreme Court Strikes Down New York’s Gun Law

“The Court’s distorted understanding, of the Second Amendment will only result in more Uvaldes, more Buffalos, more Pulse nightclubs, and more children, people of color, and LGBTQ people, especially transgender women of color, targeted, shot, and killed.”

Lambda Legal Applauds Biden Administration for Proposed Regulations Protecting LGBTQI+ Students

Lambda Legal commends the Biden administration for issuing proposed regulations that will help protect LGBTQI+ youth against unlawful discrimination. The proposed rules, issued today by the U.S. Department of Education, clarify that LGBTQI+ youth are protected against discrimination under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

Florida AHCA Launches Sham Anti-Transgender Rule-Making Process

Health and LGBTQ Legal Advocates condemn stealth efforts by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) to force through a new rule denying Medicaid coverage for medically necessary gender-affirming care.

Lambda Legal Applauds Biden Admin Executive Order to Advance LGBTQI+ Equality During Pride Month

President Biden issued a historic executive order today, announcing a series of actions the Administration will take to fight for LGBTQI+ people’s rights in America. The order includes actions to address discriminatory legislative attacks against LGTBQI+ children and families, prevent the use of harmful so-called “conversion-therapy,” safeguard LGBTQI+ people’s health care, protect LGBTQI+ foster youth and families, and improve access to federal programs for LGBTQI+ people and families.