Tag Archives: Lambda

Speed Read: Crowd cheers rainbows

The crowd at Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade Sunday cheered a group of gay men who walked behind a "diversity" float, tossing rainbow-colored beads to observers. Sam Adams beer makers and Heineken withdrew their sponsorship of the parades for excluding

Speed Read: Hell freezes over

President Obama and Russian President Putin talked Tuesday about the Olympic Games but apparently nothing about concerns for LGBT civil rights supporters visiting the country. Indiana's House Speaker took the highly unusual tact of moving an ant-gay bill to another

Utah AG says state may not recognize 1,300 marriages of same-sex couples

The Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes issued a statement Wednesday afternoon saying that he was “unable to reach a legal conclusion as to the ultimate validity of marriage between persons of the same sex who completed their marriage ceremony in

Speed Read: Mayor Parker wins a round

A federal judge in Texas refused Thursday to grant a stay of Houston Mayor Annise Parker's policy of granting equal benefits to gay married city employees. A federal judge in Arizona has agreed to let Lambda Legal's lawsuit for state

Speed Read: Eyes on Utah again today

Utah’s new attorney general will be sworn in today and has indicated he hopes to send a request to the U.S. Supreme Court today seeking a stay on a federal district court ruling that has allowed same-sex couples to obtain

Speed Read: Monday 11 November 2013

New petition affecting gays before the U.S. Supreme Court. Seventeen-vote difference separates pro-marriage equality and anti-marriage equality attorney general candidates in Virginia. Hawaii expected to enact its marriage equality law before Illinois does; final concurrence vote in Hawaii Senate Tuesday.

Speed Read: Friday 25 October 2013

Wisconsin Supreme Court considers anti-gay lawsuit's challenge to state's domestic partnership law. GLAD legal group honors author of historic Massachusetts marriage decision on tenth anniversary. McAuliffe continues to hammer Cuccinelli over anti-gay remarks. Maggie Gallagher knows how Romney could have

New Jersey becomes Number 14!

In a surprise development, the New Jersey Supreme Court on Friday denied the state’s request to delay a lower court order that allows same-sex couples to begin obtaining marriage licenses there starting Monday, October 21. The news makes New

Speed Read: Thursday 17 October 2013

A federal judge in Michigan decided he needs a trial before deciding whether the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. Lambda appeals to Alaska Supreme Court for worker's comp death benefits for surviving partner. Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who

Speed Read: Thursday 3 October 2013

Lambda files its fifth marriage lawsuit, this time in West Virginia. Justice Scalia is suddenly mum on marriage for same-sex couples. Conference next week to help LGBT youth. Fox News keeps Republican candidate in Virginia honest. HRC national dinner sold