Oswego County Transgender Employee Denied Coverage for Transition-Related Care
September 7, 2018
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. ...Read more
December 13, 2017
Based on two successful proceedings brought by the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Walmart's Corporate Equality Index rating has been suspended by the HRC. ...
Supreme Court Will Not Review Lesbian EEOC Lambda Legal Discrimination Case
December 11, 2017
Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will not review the Lambda Legal case on behalf of Jameka Evans, a Savannah security guard who was harassed at work and forced from her job because she is a lesbian. ...Read more
Married Couple in Kentucky File Lawsuit Against Amazon for Discrimination
August 12, 2017
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund has filed a federal lawsuit against Amazon on behalf of a married couple who faced cruel and persistent discrimination at an Amazon shipping facility in Hebron, Kentucky. ...Read more
Gay New York Skydiving Instructor Files Employment Discrimination Suit
May 29, 2017
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has granted en banc review in Zarda v. Altitude Express, the case of a New York skydiving instructor who was fired from his job because he was gay. ...Read more
Certified Nursing Assistant Fired for HIV Positive Status, Forced to Reveal Viral Load
December 1, 2016
Janssen worked at Granite Mesa for nearly a year when he was abruptly fired in September 2013, two days after he notified the Director of Nursing that he had tested positive for HIV. ...Read more
May 26, 2016
Sen. Patty Murray cited how the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, and women across the country, are paid less than their male counterparts - even after winning Olympic gold. ...
Murray: Women Should Get Paid for Doing the Same Work As Men, Sometimes Better
April 12, 2016
"Think about the message the wage gap sends to young girls who see women valued less than men for doing the same work – and in the case of the women’s soccer team – doing it so much better!" Murray said.