In 1986, I sat in the U.S. Supreme Court gallery when the Court
heard Bowers v. Hardwick, a challenge to Georgia’s sodomy law.
In a shamefully homophobic decision, the highest court in our
nation said it was perfectly legal to brand lesbians and gay men as
criminals. I was utterly devastated and vowed that we would do
everything in our power to ﬁght back.
Bebe Anderson, Lambda Legal’s HIV Project Director, outlines the history of Lambda Legal’s HIV work.
Ben Leal, Community Educator, shares his story about making schools safer for Dallas LGBTQ youth.
Kevin Cathcart discusses the current state of the HIV/AIDS epidemic with Phill Wilson, Executive Director of the Black AIDS Institute.
Five years ago, Lambda Legal's landmark case overturned all remaining sodomy laws. We examine its enduring influence.