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Action Alerts & Campaigns

August 9, 2017

BREAKING: We Just Sued Trump

We said we would do it. And we did. Today, NCLR and GLAD stood together and filed a federal lawsuit in D.C. challenging Trump’s directive to reinstate a ban on transgender people serving in the military. President Trump is attacking courageous soldiers who have dedicated their lives to serving our country. Thousands of transgender soldiers…

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August 1, 2017

What you did

We just dodged a bullet.  Thanks to every one of you who responded to our alerts to speak up, call your representatives, or join a protest, the GOP’s attempt to destroy the Affordable Care Act was thwarted.  Your voice matters, and together, our voices are growing stronger and stronger every day.  But the battle continues—and…

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July 28, 2017

We’ll See Trump in Court

Yesterday, President Trump declared war on LGBTQ people.   In a tweet storm of bigotry, Trump announced his intention to bar all transgender people from military service, reversing the Pentagon’s historic decision to lift the ban 13 months ago.  We now know these insulting tweets were sent with no consultation among military leaders, who do…

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February 21, 2017

CALL Dept. of Justice and Dept. of Education: Don’t Harm Transgender Youth

The Trump administration is considering withdrawing existing guidance on federal law protecting transgender youth in schools. This guidance has been useful in helping schools meeting their obligations to protect all students from discrimination and harassment. Withdrawing it is dangerous and unnecessary, and would only demonstrate that this administration is hostile to transgender and gender non-conforming…

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December 28, 2016

ACTION ALERT: Call Your Senator Today to #StopSessions

NCLR joins with The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights to urge our members and supporters to call your senators TODAY to #StopSessions. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is the nominee for Attorney General of the United States. He has not answered many questions asked of prospective cabinet appointees, and has a track record of…

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October 26, 2016

Your Dollars At Work—October 2016

October 24, 2016 You are about to read some snapshots of some very powerful and transformative work. You are about to read of work that changes lives, work that showcases courage and resilience and the power of perseverance and commitment. You are about to read of work that YOU make possible. Everything we do is…

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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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August 19, 2016

Your Dollars At Work—August 2016

August 19, 2016 It has been a particularly brutal summer. And, as I write this, we are in the midst of the most appalling political theater I’ve ever witnessed. More than any other time in my memory, focusing on the life-changing and heart-opening work we do feels grounding and healing and gives all of us…

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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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