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Court orders and files relating to the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund's pioneering work on second parent adoption, a legal principle that makes it possible for the same sex partner of a parent to become the legal second parent. Included are files on: second parent adoption, other adoption cases, co-parenting cases, and domestic partners. Also, files on other lesbian and gay rights issues that Ettelbrick focused on while working with Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, including marital status discrimination, health, sodomy laws, violence, and a federal civil rights law.