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Low Income and Poverty

Advocacy: Transgender Elder Law Clinic

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In collaboration with the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center, NCLR organized one of the first transgender-specific elder law clinics in March 2013. NCLR organized volunteer attorneys and advocates from the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center, Transgender Law Center, Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Legal Aid Foundation of L.A., Neighborhood Legal Services of Los…

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Featured Policy & Legislation

Low Income and Poverty

Policy: Domestic Violence and Housing

Federal

The National Center for Lesbian Rights recognizes that domestic violence is an issue in the LGBT community, and it sometimes impacts access to housing for the survivor. Because of misconceptions about domestic and intimate partner violence along with preconceived notions about gender, many LGBT victims of domestic violence face additional stigmatization as a result of…

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Low Income and Poverty

Legislation: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Federal

NCLR has worked closely with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the recently enacted healthcare reform law. NCLR has drafted and signed on to numerous sets of comments to HHS providing thoughts and analysis on several regulations surrounding the ACA, advocating tirelessly…

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Press Releases

Low Income and Poverty

May 21, 2013

NCLR Applauds John TrasviƱa, Outgoing Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity at the Department of Housing and Urban Development

Low Income and Poverty

January 2, 2013

HUD Enforces LGBT Equal Access Rule

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