Just around the corner, on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, JFC celebrates the 10th anniversary since the New York event was established, initially as an in-store event, by fashion pioneer and philanthropist, Jeffrey Kalinsky.
We cannot afford to have LGBT and HIV-affected immigrants living in the shadows. The threat of deportation creates significant public safety risks, because immigrants are more likely to be targeted for acts of violence.
Last Tuesday, Jeffrey Fashion Cares, the annual fashion fundraiser benefiting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and those living with HIV/AIDS celebrated its 10 year anniversary with a kick-off cocktail event at the Jeffrey store
Three ordinary people who stood up against injustice and became heroes died in the past two months. Lambda Legal was proud to represent each of them in court, winning victories that improved the lives of many.
Across the country, Lambda Legal fought and won many key victories for LGBT people, people living with HIV, and their families. We're very proud of our accomplishments this year, which are summarized here.
Just as President Obama released that memo and Secretary Clinton gave that U.N. speech, a federal appeals court in Georgia upheld a ruling that it is unconstitutional for the government to fire a transgender worker because it disapproves of her gender expression.
Some of the effects of Lawrence were immediate: Lesbian, gay, and bisexual people could no longer be presumptively branded criminals and treated as such in public and private spheres. But many of its effects are still unfolding.
None of us should be asked or forced to live our lives invisibly. Those that impose invisibility continue to feed the fear of the unknown -- and the well-documented and often tragic consequences that follow.