Marriage equality advocates are back in court in New Jersey

By: Friday July 1, 2011 12:11 pm

Lambda Legal filed a lawsuit this week seeking marriage equality on behalf of Garden State Equality, New Jersey’s statewide LGBT advocacy organization, and seven same-sex couples and their children harmed from the unequal civil union system. The case is called Garden State Equality v. Dow (PDF) and combines both state and federal claims. It argues [...]

Lambda Legal to New Jersey Supreme Court: Civil Unions fail to provide equality

By: Friday March 19, 2010 2:36 pm

“The New Jersey Supreme Court ordered equality for same-sex couples, and the legislature has failed to meet that crystal-clear obligation.” –Hayley Gorenberg, Deputy Legal Director, Lambda Legal The moment we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived!  After the defeat of New Jersey’s marriage equality bill in January, Lambda Legal and Garden State Equality announced [...]

Lambda Legal brings ‘equal (gay) pay for equal work’ lawsuit against Arizona

By: Wednesday November 18, 2009 2:00 am

Under the leadership of Gov. Janet Napolitano, the Arizona state government in 2008 created a health insurance benefit for the domestic partners and children of state employees and retirees.  This past September, the Arizona legislature stripped those benefits from state employees with now-Governor Jan Brewer’s approval.  Oh, but they made sure to retain spousal health [...]

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