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Action Alerts & Campaigns

August 24, 2016

Right-Wing Media in Frenzy over NCLR’s #RuralPride Summits

We all know that LGBTQ people are everywhere, which is why NCLR launched our #RuralPride Campaign, which includes holding day-long summits in rural regions across the country to help LGBTQ folks connect with federal agencies, national organizations, and one another. For the past two years, we have worked with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and…

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May 25, 2016

Say No to Discrimination in California

It’s not just Indiana, North Carolina, and Mississippi where businesses and colleges are claiming “religious freedom” as grounds to ignore anti-discrimination law. We are seeing it here in California as well. Seven religiously-oriented colleges and universities up and down the state have obtained waivers under the federal Title IX, which bans discrimination based on gender—…

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April 5, 2016

Action Alert: #WeAreAllNC

In North Carolina and other states, extreme anti-LGBT legislatures are mounting unprecedented attacks on LGBT people. We will not sit idly by while our communities are under attack. We need your help! There is a role for each of us in this fight. On Friday, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee issued an executive order banning…

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March 7, 2016

We Just Won at the U.S. Supreme Court … Again

We just won our second U.S. Supreme Court case in less than nine months! This morning the nation’s highest Court unanimously reversed Alabama’s refusal to recognize our client’s Georgia adoption of her three children. Today’s decision—on the heels of our Supreme Court marriage win in June—is a victory not only for our client but for…

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February 24, 2016

The Final Nail in the Coffin of Conversion Therapy

Today, we did something historic. Something that could move our five-year timeline to end conversion therapy up by years and save thousands of lives. Something that could very well end these dangerous and discredited practices once and for all—right now. Today, we filed a 39-page complaint with the Federal Trade Commission alleging that the organization…

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February 10, 2016

Tell MA Speaker DeLeo You Support Gender Identity Protections

NCLR is a proud part of the Freedom Massachusetts coalition, the bipartisan campaign working to update the Bay State’s non-discrimination laws to fully protect our transgender friends, family and neighbors. Our friends at Freedom Massachusetts have passed along an important campaign update to share with you: In the next few days, Speaker Robert DeLeo is…

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December 29, 2015

Double Your Gift for Justice and Equality

We’re getting closer to our Matching Gift Challenge deadline, and because we’re all so busy this time of year, I wanted to take a quick minute of your time to update you on our progress. As of today, generous gifts from committed people like you have brought us to an impressive total of $71,735. That’s…

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December 28, 2015

Your Gift Today Will Be Doubled!

I hope you’re having a wonderful holiday season! It’s a glorious time of unity made all the more special when we are able to spend time with those we love. If I could take a quick moment of your time, I’d like to update you on NCLR’s Matching Gift Challenge. As of today, we’ve raised…

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December 17, 2015

Backlash Against Our Rights

As I look back on 2015, I have mixed emotions. I see what is happening on the ground every day—and I’m worried. I know we are in the early stages of a full-on backlash against our rights and our pursuit of full equality. That’s why NCLR needs your support now more than ever. And why…

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December 14, 2015

Change Lives and Your Support Will Be Doubled

A few days ago we announced NCLR’s Matching Gift Campaign for Justice and Equality. I wanted to be sure that you knew your year-end tax-deductible gift will be matched dollar for dollar. Your generosity supports our life-changing family law services. And here is a perfect example: just this morning the U.S. Supreme Court granted our…

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