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NCLR Responds to Discriminatory Mississippi Bill Moving to Governor’s Desk

(San Francisco, CA, April 2, 2014)—Late Tuesday, the Mississippi legislature sent a bill to Gov. Phil Bryant that would permit...


NCLR Celebrates Huge Strides for LGBT Equality at Annual Celebration

(San Francisco, CA, April 1, 2014)—The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) is proud to announce that it will honor...


Urge CA to Divest Taxpayer Money From Companies Supporting Torture of LGBT Russian Youth

It’s appalling. California’s pension fund (CalPERS)—the largest public pension fund in the nation—has invested more than $25 million in companies...


NCLR and EQCA Urge CA to Divest From Russian Companies Supporting Attacks on LGBT Youth

(San Francisco, CA, March 26, 2014)—Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and Equality California (EQCA) are launching a...



What Hobby Lobby Can Mean for the LGBT Community

Today, March 25, 2014, the Supreme Court will hear argument in yet another case that could dramatically affect LGBT people,...



Help Close Discrimination Loopholes in California

It may seem like common sense that the California Supreme Court—our state’s foremost judicial body—would ban judges from belonging to...


NCLR in Palm Springs Event Celebrates Progress Made in the Movement for LGBT Equality

(Palm Springs, CA, March 19, 2014)—The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) is proud to announce its annual Dinah Weekend...


Take a Stand Against Hate in Arizona

Even as we celebrate a new breakthrough every week, we must be vigilant for threats to our community. Case in...


Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Holds That Government Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation Is Subject to Heightened Constitutional Scrutiny

(San Francisco, CA, January 21, 2014)—Today, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit...


NCLR Condemns Passage of Uganda Anti-Gay Law and Urges President Museveni Not to Sign

(San Francisco, CA, December 20, 2013)—Today, Uganda’s parliament passed a law that enacts severe penalties for being gay, making it...


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