Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgendered people, and people with HIV or AIDS through impact litigation, education, and public policy work.
Lambda Legal's AIDS project is a unique voice in the AIDS and health care advocacy communities. Lambda Legal staff attorneys are heard equally in courtrooms, in congressional offices, and at the tables -- large and small -- where health care needs are identified and policy is negotiated. Lambda Legal remains the leader in combatting discrimination against people with HIV/AIDS and continues to advocate for universal coverage and a system of care that takes into account the special health needs of all people with HIV/AIDS.
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Lambda Legal, Americans United and Center for Reproductive Rights Sue Trump Administration to Block Denial of Care Rule
"The breadth of the harm this new rule will cause is impossible to exaggerate, and opens up yet another front in the Trump Administration's assault on civil rights of minorities and already marginalized, vulnerable populations," Lambda Legal Senior Attorney Jamie Gliksberg said.
"For more than 30 months, transgender troops have been serving our country openly with valor and distinction, but now the rug has been ripped out from under them, once again," Lambda Legal Counsel Peter Renn said.
Lamda Legal, Outserve-SLDN, and Winston & Strawn LLP are suing the Trump administration for firing two Air Force members because they live with HIV.
Responding to a rising tide of legislative and administrative attempts to further marginalize transgender, gender non-conforming and intersex people, 56 major companies issued a business statement in support of transgender equality.
Transgender Americans have received confirmation of what they had long suspected -- namely, the Trump-Pence administration is literally trying to write them out of the law by defining them out of existence.
A Virginia federal court ruled a case challenging the military's discriminatory policies governing the enlistment, deployment, and promotion of service members living with HIV will continue by denying the government's motion to dismiss.
In a new lawsuit, a sergeant in the D.C. Army National Guard claims he was denied the opportunity to serve as an officer and faces possible discharge from the United States armed services because he is living with HIV.
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law landmark legislation to reform outdated laws that unfairly criminalized and stigmatized people living with HIV.
As Lamda Legal honors fierce HIV advocate Larry Kramer, Scott Schoettes asks, "If now is not the time to be angry, and to let that anger propel us into action, when is?"
A federal judge has approved a settlement for Michael Janssen, a certified nursing assistant fired in 2013 by a Texas health center after he disclosed he was living with HIV.