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Lambda Legal Names Jennifer C. Pizer as Acting Chief Legal Officer

“I’m beyond proud to lead Lambda Legal’s team of incredibly talented attorneys during this critical time.”

Victory! Court Rules for Transgender North Carolina State Employees Denied Health Care Coverage

In lawsuit filed by Lambda Legal and TLDEF, U.S. District Court finds that the North Carolina state health plan’s categorical exclusion of medically necessary gender-affirming health care is discriminatory and unlawful.

Texas Court Issues Emergency Stop to Gov. Abbott’s Anti-Trans Directive to Investigate Families of Transgender Youth

The Travis County District Court granted a temporary restraining order on Friday  to block the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) from investigating PFLAG families who are supporting their transgender children with medically necessary health care, including the three plaintiff families in the case.

Lambda Legal Launches New Podcast

“Making the Case,” hosted by Alex Berg, will feature interviews with Lambda Legal attorneys on their work litigating some of the most consequential lawsuits on behalf of LGBTQ+ people and everyone living with HIV.

Lambda Legal Celebrates Biden Administration’s Decision to Abandon Appeal of Court Order Striking Down Discriminatory Restrictions on Service Members Living with HIV and Welcomes Pentagon’s Policy Change

Lambda Legal celebrates the Biden administration’s announcement yesterday that it will no longer defend discriminatory restrictions that prevented service members living with HIV from deploying and commissioning as officers in the U.S. military. Instead of appealing the decision of the district court declaring these restrictions unconstitutional, Defense Secretary Lloyd J.

PFLAG National, Lambda Legal, and ACLU File New Lawsuit to Stop Texas from Persecuting Parents with Transgender Kids

Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the ACLU of Texas, along with Texas-based law firm Baker Botts LLP, today filed a new lawsuit in Texas state court on behalf of PFLAG National and three Texas families.

Health and LGBTQ Legal Advocates to Florida: Gender-Affirming Care Is Safe, Effective and Essential; Transgender Floridians Cannot Be Erased

“Should AHCA follow through on its clear intent to engage in a sham rule-making charade … we stand ready to defend the rights of transgender people in Florida.”

Lambda Legal Files Second EEOC Complaint against Dallas Arboretum on Behalf of Terminated Employee

“I was promoted, promised training and support, and received positive evaluations. The minute they found out I was gay, that all changed.”

Lambda Legal Mourns the Passing of Legendary Activist Urvashi Vaid

Today Lambda Legal learned that legendary queer activist Urvashi Vaid passed away.  


Lambda Legal, ACLU Statement on Texas Supreme Court Ruling Partially Upholding Injunction Blocking Investigations into Families of Transgender Youth

The Texas Supreme Court issued a ruling this morning that upholds part of an appeals court order preventing the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) from investigating parents who work with medical professionals to provide their adolescent transgender children with medically necessary healthcare.