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Nonbinary intersex citizen should be allowed passport, new ruling

Dana Zzyym
National
This is the second time Dana Zzyym has won against the U.S. State Department for denying them a passport. ...
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Florida School District to Allow Transgender Student to Use the Men’s Restroom

Drew Adams / Lambda Legal
National
Adams has known for many years that he is a boy, and began living openly as a boy in 2015. He used the boys’ restroom when he started his freshman year at Nease High School without any incident. ...
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Unanimous 7th Circuit Panel Rules in Favor of LGB Housing Protections

National
The Wetzel case centered on Marsha Wetzel, an openly lesbian elder who faced anti-gay harassment and assault by fellow residents in a residential facility for seniors. ...
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Oswego County Transgender Employee Denied Coverage for Transition-Related Care

Health National
Oswego County and the Oswego County Department of Social Services settled the lawsuit brought by Lambda Legal on behalf of Sean Simonson, a retired transgender county employee who was denied health insurance coverage for his transition-related care. ...
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Lambda Legal is Taking Trump to Court for Kavanaugh Documents

Politics
Lambda Legal and American Oversight filed a lawsuit to compel the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to immediately produce records related to Kavanaugh’s work in the George W. Bush White House. ...
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Court Asked to Stop Pentagon from Discharging HIV-Positive Service Members

National
Civil rights organizations asked a federal court to halt implementation of a new Department of Defense policy resulting in the discharge of service members living with HIV. ...
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Documents Requested from DOJ Rollback of Protections for Transgender Prisoners

National
Lambda Legal and the SPLC will review the documents provided by BOP and decide what legal actions, if any, need to be taken next to protect transgender people in the federal criminal justice system. ...
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Lambda Legal to State Dept: Issue Accurate Passport to Non-Binary Intersex Citizen

Dana Zzyym
National
Lambda Legal returned to federal district court this week to argue on behalf of U.S. citizen and Navy veteran Dana Zzyym, an intersex person whose gender identity is neither male nor female, to whom the U.S. State Department refuses to issue an accurate passport. ...
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Defense Department Sued over Outdated Policies Affecting People Living with HIV

Health
HIV, like migraines or thyroid disorders, is a condition managed through drug protocols that even the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs describes as readily available, simple and easy to tolerate, and that allow people living with HIV to live long and healthy lives. ...
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Lambda Legal Challenge to Military Trans Ban on Course to Proceed to Trial

National
Friday, a federal court in Seattle rejected the Trump Administration’s claim that its “new” discriminatory plan to ban transgender people from serving openly in the U.S. Armed Services passes muster. ...
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