Lambda Legal

The Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund—known as Lambda Legal—is the oldest and largest legal organization in the United States that seeks to achieve equality for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, trans people, and everyone living with HIV. It does this through impact litigation (pursuing cases that could establish important precedents), education, and public policy work. Lambda Legal has more than 100 staff in six offices around the country—New York, Atlanta, Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. In support of trans people, the organization has taken on and won cases that address the legal recognition of trans people, the conditions for trans prisoners, and anti-trans discrimination in employment, education, housing, and health care.


Lambda Legal was incorporated in 1973 in New York City by lawyer William ...

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