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NBC News
Mother sues hospital for discriminating against deceased trans sonfederal healthcare law to explicitly ban discrimination against transgender peo
Mother sues hospital for discriminating against deceased trans son
NBC News / Posted yesterday
federal healthcare law to explicitly ban discrimination against transgender people, said Dru Levasseur, a spokesman at Lambda Legal, a New York City-based LGBT rights group. A ruling by a Minnesota federal court last year became the first to... Read more
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dna
Mother sues US hospital for discriminating against dead transgender sonfederal healthcare law to explicitly ban discrimination against transgender peo
Mother sues US hospital for discriminating against dead transgender son
dna / Posted 2 days ago
federal healthcare law to explicitly ban discrimination against transgender people, said Dru Levasseur, a spokesman at Lambda Legal, a New York City-based LGBT rights group. A ruling by a Minnesota federal court last year became the first to... Read more
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The Hill
ACA rule should improve access to healthcare for transgender peoplediscrimination in health care should file a complaint with the OCR or seek guid
ACA rule should improve access to healthcare for transgender people
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
discrimination in health care should file a complaint with the OCR or seek guidance from LGBT legal organizations such as Lambda Legal or the ACLU LGBT Rights Project. The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the views of The... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Five questions for Rachel Tiven, the new executive director of Lambda LegalAfter nearly 25 years of being run by Kevin Cathcart, Lambda Legal, the nation'
Five questions for Rachel Tiven, the new executive director of Lambda Legal
Op-Ed News / Posted 11 days ago
After nearly 25 years of being run by Kevin Cathcart, Lambda Legal, the nation's oldest LGBTQ legal organization, has a new executive director: Rachel Tiven. The change is part of a natural turnover in leadership one might expect after the LGBTQ... Read more
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The Advocate
Chicago Is Hosting an LGBT Job Fair and Every City Needs to Follow SuitAction, Affinity Community Services, TransTech Social Enterprises, AIDS Foundat
Chicago Is Hosting an LGBT Job Fair and Every City Needs to Follow Suit
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
Action, Affinity Community Services, TransTech Social Enterprises, AIDS Foundation of Chicago, Out & Equal Chicagoland, Lambda Legal, LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois, Northalsted Business Alliance, and the Human Rights Campaign, with... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Politicians react to NCAA decision to relocate championships over HB2about procedural things.” Meno said the ongoing HB2 lawsuit, which was jointly
Politicians react to NCAA decision to relocate championships over HB2
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 15 days ago
about procedural things.” Meno said the ongoing HB2 lawsuit, which was jointly filed by the ACLU of North Carolina and Lambda Legal, will arrive in court in May. “At that full trial, we will not only be asking the court to permanently block... Read more
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Al.com
Georgia judge to transgender man: 'Pick a name I can live with'by a 21-year-old man to legally change his name from Delphine to Andrew Baumert
Georgia judge to transgender man: 'Pick a name I can live with'
Al.com / Posted 19 days ago
by a 21-year-old man to legally change his name from Delphine to Andrew Baumert, WRDW TV reported. An appeal filed by Lambda Legal on Thursday states Roper would only approve "gender neutral" names, the report states. "Roper would have... Read more
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NBC News
LGBT rights group appeals denial of transgender name changeis asking an appeals court to step in after a Georgia judge declined a legal na
LGBT rights group appeals denial of transgender name change
NBC News / Posted 19 days ago
is asking an appeals court to step in after a Georgia judge declined a legal name change for a second transgender man. Lambda Legal says it filed an appeal Thursday of a June order by Columbia County Superior Court Judge J. David Roper... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Transgender student fights back after judge refuses name changeCOLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. -- Lambda Legal is fighting back after a superior court ju
Transgender student fights back after judge refuses name change
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 20 days ago
COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. -- Lambda Legal is fighting back after a superior court judge refused to allow a transgender Georgia State graduate student to legally change his name. "This court not only made a decision that we think was biased against... Read more
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Newser
A Georgia Judge Is Refusing Legal Name Change Requests From Transgender Menappeals court to step in after a Georgia judge declined a legal name change for
A Georgia Judge Is Refusing Legal Name Change Requests From Transgender Men
Newser / Posted 20 days ago
appeals court to step in after a Georgia judge declined a legal name change for a second transgender man, the AP reports. Lambda Legal says it filed an appeal Thursday of a June order by Columbia County Superior Court Judge J. David Roper... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
ATL transgender man fights a judge's denial to change nameshow the judge preferred a more gender neutral name. “I can live with... Morga
ATL transgender man fights a judge's denial to change name
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 20 days ago
show the judge preferred a more gender neutral name. “I can live with... Morgan, Shannon, Shaun and Jaimie.” Roper said. Lambda Legal, an LGBT civil rights organization, is appealing the denial on Baumert’s behalf. “It was humiliating and... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
FDA considers changing gay blood banwe are pleased that the FDA is finally willing to entertain implementing a poli
FDA considers changing gay blood ban
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 28 days ago
we are pleased that the FDA is finally willing to entertain implementing a policy that is not blatantly discriminatory," Lambda Legal HIV policy director Scott Schoettes said in a post on the organization's website. Dr. José Zuniga, president of... Read more
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New Now Next
New York Court Rules That Gay Couples Can Seek Parental Rights For Nonbiological Kidsseek visitation and custody.” Susan L. Sommer, Brooke’s lawyer and the nationa
New York Court Rules That Gay Couples Can Seek Parental Rights For Nonbiological Kids
New Now Next / Posted 28 days ago
seek visitation and custody.” Susan L. Sommer, Brooke’s lawyer and the national director of constitutional litigation at Lambda Legal, called the court’s ruling a “landmark in New York,” adding that it brought the state “into line with the... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Court: Gays can seek parental rights for nonbiological kidshave seen a trail of tears in New York involving these types of situations," sa
Court: Gays can seek parental rights for nonbiological kids
Lake Placid News / Posted 29 days ago
have seen a trail of tears in New York involving these types of situations," said Susan Sommer, senior counsel at Lambda Legal who worked on the case on behalf of one of the women seeking parental rights. "Until now, the court's hands were... Read more
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Salon.com
Court: Gays can seek parental rights for nonbiological kids“We have seen a trail of tears in New York involving these types of situations,
Court: Gays can seek parental rights for nonbiological kids
Salon.com / Posted 29 days ago
“We have seen a trail of tears in New York involving these types of situations,” said Susan Sommer, senior counsel at Lambda Legal who worked on the case on behalf of one of the women seeking parental rights. “Until now, the court’s hands were tied.... Read more
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International Business Times
New York appeals court redefines parenthood in a major rights win for gay parentsof thousands of children who need protection for their relationships," Susan So
New York appeals court redefines parenthood in a major rights win for gay parents
International Business Times / Posted 29 days ago
of thousands of children who need protection for their relationships," Susan Sommer, an attorney at gay-rights organisation Lambda Legal who was involved in the case, told the Journal. "No longer is there some harsh, absolute bar." However,... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Court: Gays can seek parental rights for nonbiological kidshave seen a trail of tears in New York involving these types of situations," sa
Court: Gays can seek parental rights for nonbiological kids
Brandon Sun / Posted 29 days ago
have seen a trail of tears in New York involving these types of situations," said Susan Sommer, senior counsel at Lambda Legal who worked on the case on behalf of a woman who sought joint custody and visitation rights over the son from her... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Court: Gays can seek parental rights for nonbiological kidshave seen a trail of tears in New York involving these types of situations," sa
Court: Gays can seek parental rights for nonbiological kids
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 29 days ago
have seen a trail of tears in New York involving these types of situations," said Susan Sommer, senior counsel at Lambda Legal who worked on the case on behalf of a woman who sought joint custody and visitation rights over the son from her... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Court says same-sex partners can seek custody of nonbiological childrenhad no standing. Brooke Barone, the non-biological and non-adoptive parent in t
Court says same-sex partners can seek custody of nonbiological children
Crain's New York Business / Posted 29 days ago
had no standing. Brooke Barone, the non-biological and non-adoptive parent in the case, was represented by Blank Rome LLP, Lambda Legal and the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York. She can now seek parental rights to the child she shared with... Read more
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Daily Herald
Court: Gays can seek parental rights for nonbiological kidshave seen a trail of tears in New York involving these types of situations," sa
Court: Gays can seek parental rights for nonbiological kids
Daily Herald / Posted 29 days ago
have seen a trail of tears in New York involving these types of situations," said Susan Sommer, senior counsel at Lambda Legal who worked on the case on behalf of a woman who sought joint custody and visitation rights over the son from her... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Court of Appeals expands definition of parenthood for same-sex coupleshad no standing. Brooke Barone, the non-biological and non-adoptive parent in t
Court of Appeals expands definition of parenthood for same-sex couples
Crain's New York Business / Posted 29 days ago
had no standing. Brooke Barone, the non-biological and non-adoptive parent in the case, was represented by Blank Rome LLP, Lambda Legal and the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York. She can now seek parental rights to the child she shared with... Read more
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NBC News
Appeal Seeks More Relief for Transgender North Carolinianscourt, have said the measure is needed to protect people's privacy in restrooms
Appeal Seeks More Relief for Transgender North Carolinians
NBC News / Posted 29 days ago
court, have said the measure is needed to protect people's privacy in restrooms. Challengers to the law, who also include Lambda Legal and U.S. Justice Department lawyers, argue that it's a discriminatory law and that bathroom privacy is protected... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
67 Organizations Urge Justice Dept. to Improve Data Collection Mandate on Deaths in Police CustodyLegal Resource Center Jewish Council For Public Affairs (JCPA) Justice Strate
67 Organizations Urge Justice Dept. to Improve Data Collection Mandate on Deaths in Police Custody
CommonDreams.org / Posted 30 days ago
Legal Resource Center Jewish Council For Public Affairs (JCPA) Justice Strategies Kino Border Initiative Lambda Legal LatinoJustice PRLDEF Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law The Leadership Conference on Civil and... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmenther voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue denying such treatmen
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
her voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit in federal court in St. Louis last week on behalf of Jessica Hicklin, a 37-year old inmate... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Inmate sues to get hormonesvoice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatme
Inmate sues to get hormones
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Lambda Legal, a Washington-based nonprofit for homosexual, bisexual and transgender people and those with HIV and AIDS, filed... Read more
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Boston Globe
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentJessica Hicklin/Lambda Legal via Associated Press Transgender inmate Jessica H
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
Boston Globe / Posted 30 days ago
Jessica Hicklin/Lambda Legal via Associated Press Transgender inmate Jessica Hicklin, who is serving life in prison without parole for first-degree murder, is suing the Missouri prison system for refusing to provide hormone therapy. ST. LOUIS — A... Read more
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NBC News
Transgender Inmate in Missouri Latest to Seek Hormone Treatmentvoice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatme
Transgender Inmate in Missouri Latest to Seek Hormone Treatment
NBC News / Posted 30 days ago
voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit in federal court in St. Louis last week on behalf of Jessica Hicklin, a 37-year old inmate... Read more
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The News & Observer
Appeal of HB2 ruling seeks broader protections2 by UNC schools for those three people would like to see broader curbs of the
Appeal of HB2 ruling seeks broader protections
The News & Observer / Posted 30 days ago
2 by UNC schools for those three people would like to see broader curbs of the law while they await trial. The ACLU and Lambda Legal announced on Monday that their lawyers plan to appeal part of U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder’s ruling to... Read more
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The Columbian
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentvoice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatme
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
The Columbian / Posted 30 days ago
voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit in federal court in St. Louis last week on behalf of Jessica Hicklin, a 37-year old inmate... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentThis undated photo provided by Lambda Legal shows transgender inmate Jessica Hi
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 30 days ago
This undated photo provided by Lambda Legal shows transgender inmate Jessica Hicklin, who is serving life in prison without parole for first-degree murder. A federal lawsuit was filed in St. Louis on behalf of Hicklin, who is suing the Missouri... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentThis undated photo provided by Lambda Legal shows transgender inmate Jessica Hi
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
The New Canaan News / Posted 30 days ago
This undated photo provided by Lambda Legal shows transgender inmate Jessica Hicklin, who is serving life in prison without parole for first-degree murder. A federal lawsuit was filed in St. Louis on behalf of Hicklin, who is suing the Missouri... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentThis undated photo provided by Lambda Legal shows transgender inmate Jessica Hi
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
Connecticut Post / Posted 30 days ago
This undated photo provided by Lambda Legal shows transgender inmate Jessica Hicklin, who is serving life in prison without parole for first-degree murder. A federal lawsuit was filed in St. Louis on behalf of Hicklin, who is suing the Missouri... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentvoice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatme
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
WGEM Quincy / Posted 30 days ago
voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit in federal court in St. Louis last week on behalf of Jessica Hicklin, a 37-year old inmate... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentvoice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatme
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 30 days ago
voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit in federal court in St. Louis last week on behalf of Jessica Hicklin, a 37-year old inmate... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentvoice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatme
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 30 days ago
voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit in federal court in St. Louis last week on behalf of Jessica Hicklin, a 37-year old inmate... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentvoice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatme
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 30 days ago
voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit in federal court in St. Louis last week on behalf of Jessica Hicklin, a 37-year old inmate... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentvoice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatme
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 30 days ago
voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit in federal court in St. Louis last week on behalf of Jessica Hicklin, a 37-year old inmate... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentvoice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatme
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 30 days ago
voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit in federal court in St. Louis last week on behalf of Jessica Hicklin, a 37-year old inmate... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentvoice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatme
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 30 days ago
voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit in federal court in St. Louis last week on behalf of Jessica Hicklin, a 37-year old inmate... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentvoice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatme
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
KXXV Waco / Posted 30 days ago
voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit in federal court in St. Louis last week on behalf of Jessica Hicklin, a 37-year old inmate... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentThis undated photo provided by Lambda Legal shows transgender inmate Jessica Hi
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
Darien News-Review / Posted 30 days ago
This undated photo provided by Lambda Legal shows transgender inmate Jessica Hicklin, who is serving life in prison without parole for first-degree murder. A federal lawsuit was filed in St. Louis on behalf of Hicklin, who is suing the Missouri... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentvoice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatme
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 30 days ago
voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit in federal court in St. Louis last week on behalf of Jessica Hicklin, a 37-year old inmate... Read more
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FOX News
Transgender Missouri inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentvoice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatme
Transgender Missouri inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
FOX News / Posted 30 days ago
voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit in federal court in St. Louis last week on behalf of Jessica Hicklin, a 37-year old inmate... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentvoice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatme
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 30 days ago
voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit in federal court in St. Louis last week on behalf of Jessica Hicklin, a 37-year old inmate... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentvoice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatme
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
KWWL Iowa / Posted 30 days ago
voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit in federal court in St. Louis last week on behalf of Jessica Hicklin, a 37-year old inmate... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentvoice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatme
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 30 days ago
voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit in federal court in St. Louis last week on behalf of Jessica Hicklin, a 37-year old inmate... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentThis undated photo provided by Lambda Legal shows transgender inmate Jessica Hi
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 30 days ago
This undated photo provided by Lambda Legal shows transgender inmate Jessica Hicklin, who is serving life in prison without parole for first-degree murder. A federal lawsuit was filed in St. Louis on behalf of Hicklin, who is suing the Missouri... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentvoice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatme
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 30 days ago
voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit in federal court in St. Louis last week on behalf of Jessica Hicklin, a 37-year old inmate... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
ACLU, Lambda Legal Seek Greater Relief for Transgender North Carolinians Harmed by H.B. 2thousands of transgender people who call North Carolina home.” The American Ci
ACLU, Lambda Legal Seek Greater Relief for Transgender North Carolinians Harmed by H.B. 2
CommonDreams.org / Posted 30 days ago
thousands of transgender people who call North Carolina home.” The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of North Carolina, Lambda Legal, and the law firm of Jenner & Block are challenging the law in federal court on behalf of six LGBT North... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatmentThis undated photo provided by Lambda Legal shows transgender inmate Jessica Hi
Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
Stamford Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
This undated photo provided by Lambda Legal shows transgender inmate Jessica Hicklin, who is serving life in prison without parole for first-degree murder. A federal lawsuit was filed in St. Louis on behalf of Hicklin, who is suing the Missouri... Read more
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