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We’re the oldest and largest legal organization fighting for #LGBTQ people and everyone living with #HIV. Basically, we are your lawyers.
Jul 10, 2018 11 tweets 12 min read
🚨 #BREAKING: @realDonaldTrump has nominated #BrettKavanaugh to the #SCOTUS seat vacated by Justice Anthony Kennedy. 👎🏾 #SaveSCOTUS #WhatsAtStake🚨
lambdalegal.org/blog/20180709_… Judge #Kavanaugh has been on the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit for over 10 years. He's a member of the Federalist Society. (@FedSoc) (yikes!)
Let's take a look at his record! 🧐 #WhatsAtStake #SaveSCOTUS
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Jul 4, 2018 5 tweets 2 min read
Time for some real talk: This #4thOfJuly, we're finding it extra difficult to celebrate the principles upon which we were taught this country was founded. We're having some trouble feeling it these days. Because honestly, the United States is failing those ideals. The United States is failing to live up to its own professed ideals by targeting the most marginalized populations that live (or wish to live) within its borders—including women, immigrants, refugees, people of color, and queer people. It's a shame. It is shameful. #July4th
May 30, 2018 5 tweets 3 min read
BREAKING: We just sued the US @DeptOfDefense along with @OutServeSLDN on behalf of Nick Harrison, a veteran of two overseas combat tours who was denied a position in the Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps thanks to the Pentagon's outdated #HIV policies. lambdalegal.org/blog/20180530_… Thanks to the medical realities of 2018, a person living with #HIV can safely perform any job.

But existing Pentagon policies prevented Nick, who lives with HIV, from commissioning. A necessary update to these policies is WELL past-due.
Apr 14, 2018 9 tweets 5 min read
BREAKING: Federal court rules that our preliminary injunction against @realDonaldTrump’s #TransMilitaryBan must stay in place/ #LGBTQ lambdalegal.org/in-court/legal… The court handed us a significant victory on a number of fronts tonight, while also denying a part of our summary judgment motion. The court also clearly did not buy that @realDonaldTrump & @VP’s implementations “plan” from 3/23 is new.
Mar 27, 2018 52 tweets 23 min read
Good morning from Seattle! We’re here at the US District Court for the Western District of WA to fight for a permanent block against @realDonaldTrump’s discriminatory #TransMilitaryBan.

Follow this thread for live coverage from inside the courtroom! Hearing starts @ 10am PDT. If you need to catch up before the coverage, here's our very own @sashabuchert telling us a little about how we got here.
Mar 24, 2018 22 tweets 11 min read
BREAKING: The @WhiteHouse just released its proposed "plan" (if you can even call it that) to implement @realDonaldTrump's transgender military ban. bit.ly/2Gj9687 And the @DeptofDefense "report" (we're using that term only because they are): bit.ly/2GmDjTO
Feb 7, 2018 11 tweets 5 min read
WATCH: @SenWarren is on the Senate floor right now talking about Jeff Sessions's disastrous first year as Attorney General: cs.pn/2slLOZR .@SenWarren: "Last year, every single Republican voted to confirm Jeff Sessions—a man deemed too racist to hold a federal court judgeship in 1986—to lead the agency charged with defending justice for all Americans."
Jan 19, 2018 18 tweets 11 min read
BREAKING: Proposed @HHSGov rule creating the @HHSOCR “Conscience and Religious Freedom Division" & targeting #LGBTQ people, #HIV+ people, women & more is out. We're reviewing now. Stay tuned. #RxforDiscrimination #LicenseToDiscriminate Topline analysis: The @realDonaldTrump administration is using tax dollars to weaponize the @HHSGov Office of CIVIL RIGHTS (!) against #LGBTQ people. #RxforDiscrimination @HHSOCR
Oct 6, 2017 8 tweets 3 min read
BREAKING: On today's episode of "How to Get Away with Discrimination," the DOJ's #LicensetoDiscriminate EO guidance. bit.ly/2ktBdI3 The devil is in the details of this "religious freedom" guidance, as they say. #LicensetoDiscriminate