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November 26, 2014   Join us on:  Facebook.  Twitter.  YouTube
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By Kevin M. Cathcart
Executive Director

As we kick off Lambda Legal’s 40th anniversary year, we are looking forward. The coming year will be filled with important work to be done in courts, legislatures and in our communities across the country. Here we go!

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Featured Stories

Illinois Marriage Update
After last week’s whirlwind of activity in the state legislature, we are certain of one thing: Momentum for the freedom to marry is undeniable and growing stronger.

Marriage Begins in Two More States
Lambda Legal congratulates all the happy couples in Maine and Maryland.

Victory! Justice for Married Iowa Moms Represented by Lambda Legal
An Iowa court ordered the state health department to give Jenny and Jessica Buntemeyer an accurate death certificate for their stillborn son. The department had erased Jenny’s name from the original certificate.

We’re Number One
Lambda Legal has been voted the #1 National LGBT Equality and Support nonprofit for 2012 by Guidestar's Philanthropedia ranking.

Victory! Wisconsin Court Upholds Domestic Partnerships
Lambda Legal represents same-sex couples from across the state and the LGBT advocacy group Fair Wisconsin. Read More »

Fiscal Cliff Update
Thanks to a last-minute tax law, you have special tax incentives to help Lambda Legal with a January donation from your IRA. Learn more »

Does New Law Allow Anti-LGBT Bias in Military?
President Obama promises it won’t. Here’s what we say »

Lambda Legal Defends Inmate’s Right to Sue Government
We filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Kim Millbrook, who sued the federal government after claiming he was sexually assaulted by prison officers.

Making Judicial History in California
The recent appointments of openly lesbian and gay judges are welcome progress, but there’s still work to do, writes Lambda Legal Fair Courts Project Manager Eric Lesh.

Lambda Legal Helps Senate Address “School-to-Prison Pipeline”
We submitted testimony explaining the negative impact of school disciplinary actions that push LGBTQ students out of schools and into juvenile justice systems.

Join Us for the LGBT Inaugural Ball
Tickets are still available for "Out for Equality: The LGBT Inaugural Celebration," Jan. 21 at the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel in Washington. Lambda Legal is proud to be a Community Partner Organization at this event. Purchase now »

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Events

Dallas Winter Mixer
2/13/13, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Arcodoro & Pomodoro, 100 Crescent Court, Dallas, TX
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Spring Theatre Event: Kinky Boots
3/13/13, 5:30 - 10:00 pm
Etcetera Etcetera, 352 West 44th Street, New York, NY
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Lambda Legal in Fort Lauderdale
3/24/13, 5:00 - 7:30 pm
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, 900 North Birch Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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For a complete list of Lambda Legal events, click here »

Feature Video

Illinois Marriage—It's Just Time!
Watch Lambda Legal Marriage Project Director Camilla Taylor on Fox News Chicago discussing the future of the Illinois marriage bill. Watch now!


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