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July 21, 2015

URGENT: Urge Gov. Bruce Rauner to Protect LGBT Kids

The children of Illinois still need your help, and there’s no time to waste. Governor Bruce Rauner is considering whether to sign legislation that prohibits therapists from trying to change a young person’s sexual orientation or gender identity through so-called “conversion therapy.” Earlier this month in May, the Illinois General Assembly overwhelmingly passed HB 217,…

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July 16, 2015

A Young Boy Meets his Super Hero

Every day, NCLR is working to fight for those who need us the most. Will you donate today to make sure that we are there ready to fight for people like young Brock and his family? Brock has always been proud of being a transgender boy; it is often the first thing he tells people…

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July 7, 2015

So, it’s not really over

So, I can’t stop smiling. The Supreme Court’s ruling on our case in favor of marriage equality nationwide is something I’d only dreamed about. I’d also hoped for the day when organizations like NCLR wouldn’t be necessary, but even with this momentous victory, that’s not the case. You see, we celebrated on Friday, June 26th…

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June 26, 2015

VICTORY: We Just WON Marriage Equality Nationwide

Mark this historic day! Today, the arc of justice bent a bit further toward our full liberation. The U.S. Supreme Court just ruled in favor of marriage equality nationwide after hearing our Tennessee marriage case and cases from three other states. In its decision, the Court made it clear that marriage discrimination is unconstitutional and…

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June 17, 2015

We’re So Close

It could happen any day now—the U.S. Supreme Court can rule on our Tennessee marriage equality case and the cases from three other states. You can be one of the first to get the breaking news and updates about the landmark case that could result in a nationwide freedom to marry victory when the Court…

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June 16, 2015

URGENT: Urge Your State Senator to Support the Youth Mental Health Protection Act and GENDA

We need your help, and there’s no time to waste. The New York Senate is just one day away from adjourning, and Majority Leader Flanagan has yet to bring two widely supported pieces of LGBT legislation to the floor for a vote. The Youth Mental Health Protection Act would prohibit therapists from trying to change…

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June 14, 2015

March with NCLR in SF Pride Parade June 28th!

  Don’t just stand on the sidelines. Join us and MARCH! Come out and march with NCLR in the 2015 San Francisco Pride Parade on Sunday, June 28th as we celebrate our landmark Tennessee marriage equality case, which was heard by the United States Supreme Court on April 28th and could bring a freedom to…

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June 11, 2015

Help Our Supreme Court Plaintiffs Endure the Waiting Game

On April 28th, our three plaintiff couples went to the United States Supreme Court for the hearing of our historic Tennessee marriage equality case. This case could decide the freedom to marry nationwide. But now, they wait. By the end of June, the Supreme Court will have made a decision. But these weeks in between…

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January 21, 2015

Time is Running Out to Stop Anti-LGBT Conversion “Therapy” in Virginia

Here’s how you can help: •Email House and Senate committee members using the draft language below. •Call House and Senate committee members and ask them to support the bill. •Send your legislators a direct tweet asking them to support the bill using the {bill number or name} and #BornPerfect hashtags. •Use the #BornPerfect image to spread the word through your social networks about the importance of this bill and ask your friends to do the same.

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June 17, 2014

Bill to Protect LGBT Youth from Conversion Therapy Moves to NY Senate

What an exciting week for LGBT equality! On Monday, the New York State Assembly passed a bill that will protect LGBT youth from conversion efforts. This news comes on the heels of the passage of the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA). As we celebrate these wins, we must also recognize that time  is of the…

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