Lambda Legal (@LambdaLegal )

Lambda Legal

Bio We’re the oldest & largest national legal organization litigating & advocating for #LGBTQ people & everyone living with #HIV. Basically, we are your lawyers.
Location United States
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Account created 23-02-2009 17:02:23
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iPhone : 2017: In Evancho v. Pine-Richland School District, Lambda Legal secured a first-of-its-kind ruling against a suburban Pittsburgh school district that the Equal Protection Clause allows transgender students to use the restroom that matches who they are.

iPhone : 2017: In a groundbreaking 8-3 decision, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation violates federal civil rights law.

Twitter Web App : The legal fight for #LGBTQ people to be protected from sex discrimination took half a century in the courts.

Click through to watch Lambda Legal Senior Attorney Sasha Buchert outline the history of how we got to this pivotal moment in our movement. vox.com/videos/2153908…

Twitter Web App : Amy Coney Barrett's "history and prior statements" about religious exemptions are "alarming," one Lambda Legal lawyer says. nbcnews.to/2JawqrO

Twitter Web App : 📣 IMPORTANT!

If you see disinformation about voting in an online post or ad, do your part to stop the spread:

➡️ DO take a screenshot to submit it to ReportDisinfo.org.

➡️ DONT engage, react or comment — that only means more people will see it.

#DisruptDisInfo

Twitter Web App : Walter Wallace Jr. should be alive today.

If you're out on the streets this week and #LGBTQ, use this guide to know your rights and help stay as safe as possible.

Protest is a right.

And Black lives matter. lambdalegal.org/protesting

Twitter Web App : An estimated 129,000 of the 430,000 kids in foster care are #LGBT+. And soon, the Supreme Court may decide if foster agencies can discriminate against same-sex couples.

More from Lambda Legal's Currey Cook on Openly 🏳️‍🌈. openlynews.com/i/?id=e0d6873d…

Twitter Web App : 🗣️ ONE WEEK TO ELECTION DAY!

If youre going to the polls in person, use this checklist specifically created for #trans, gender-nonconforming, & nonbinary people — & helpful for all #LGBTQ people.

More info:
➡️ lambdalegal.org/vote
➡️ lambdalegal.org/votar

#Election2020

Twitter Web App : 🗣️ ONE WEEK TO ELECTION DAY!

If youre going to the polls in person, use this checklist specifically created for #trans, gender-nonconforming, & nonbinary people — & helpful for all #LGBTQ people.

More info:
➡️ lambdalegal.org/vote
➡️ lambdalegal.org/votar

#Election2020

Twitter Web App : #BREAKING: Victory! The Trump administration dropped its appeal in our cases w/ Immigration Equality on behalf of two married same-sex couples & their children. Kessem & Simone were denied passports because they were born abroad, even though their dads are citizens. lambdalegal.org/blog/20201027_…

iPhone : 2015: In the historic Obergefell v. Hodges decision that included Lambda Legal’s case Henry v. Hodges, the U.S. Supreme Court declared that denying same-sex couples the freedom to marry violates the U.S. Constitution.

iPhone : 2014: A Lambda Legal victory led to the Social Security Administration (SSA) paying Robina Asti (pictured), a 92-year-old transgender woman, the survivor benefits she was denied after her husband’s death.

iPhone : 2014: The Iowa Supreme Court reversed the conviction of Nick Rhoades (pictured) and recognized the evolving scientific understanding of HIV transmission and that HIV-positive people who have a suppressed viral load from effective treatment may pose little risk of transmission.