Ask Lambda Legal – The Ryan White Program and Insurance

May 26, 2014

I’m a person living with HIV in Kentucky and receive assistance to pay for my health insurance through the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. I heard that there were problems getting insurance companies to accept such payments; am I going to have similar problems here in Kentucky? […]

Ask Lambda Legal – LGBT People in Immigration Detention Facilities

April 21, 2014

I have a cousin who was recently picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and she’s transgender. She is planning to apply for asylum in the United States because she is afraid she will be persecuted if she is deported. I heard that there are new rules to protect transgender people in immigration detention facilities. What are they? […]

Ask Lambda Legal – Job-Seeking While Openly Gay 

March 20, 2014

I just graduated from college and am looking for my first full-time job. I was very active on campus advocating for LGBT rights, and I’m concerned about how that may affect my chance to find employment. What are my rights with regards to being out while job-seeking? […]

Ask Lambda Legal – Benefits for LGBT Seniors 

March 1, 2014

My partner and I have been together for more than 30 years, and as we advance in age, we’re wondering:  Will we be able to get each other’s Social Security benefits if one of us lives longer than the other? […]

Ask Lambda Legal – Asylum and Sexual Orientation 

December 6, 2013

I have been going to school in the United States for a couple of years, and during that time, I came out of the closet. As graduation gets closer, I’m afraid of going back to my home country because over there, gays and lesbians are persecuted. What are my options? […]

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