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Featured Court Cases & Advocacy

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Case: Stormans v. Selecky

STATUS: Pending, Washington

In 2007, The Washington State Board of Pharmacy began requiring that pharmacists provide patients with prescribed medications if those medications are in stock. That rule was implemented to ensure that patients have timely access to medications. Additionally, pursuant to a long-standing rule governing which medications a pharmacy should have on its shelves, pharmacies would have…

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Case: Adams v. Federal Bureau of Prisons et al.

STATUS: Victory, Massachusetts

The National Center for Lesbian Rights litigated and settled a case for Vanessa Adams that ensured proper treatment and healthcare for transgender prisoners housed in the federal prison system.

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Featured Policy & Legislation

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Policy: Federal Hospital Visitation Rule

Federal

The National Center for Lesbian Rights was a lead partner with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on the development of the administration’s historic Hospital Visitation Rule. The Rule came at the direction of President Obama who urged HHS to identify ways to protect the hospital visitation rights of all patients through policy…

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Legislation: Equal Access to Fertility

California

AB 2356 allows California fertility service providers to offer people seeking to conceive using a known sperm donor access to certain fertility services on the same terms as different-sex couples. It was authored by Assemblymember Nancy Skinner and co-sponsored by Equality California and the National Center for Lesbian Rights.

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Press Releases

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June 30, 2014

U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. Limits Access to Preventive Healthcare

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September 27, 2013

Hundreds Take Pledge to Re-Engage with the LGBT Community to Fight AIDS/HIV

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