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NCLR Statement on Baltimore and Freddie Gray

(Washington, D.C., April 29, 2015)—The following can be attributed to National Center for Lesbian Rights Executive Director Kate Kendell, Esq....

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NCLR Responds to Indiana Gov. Pence “fix” On Discriminatory Bill

(San Francisco, CA, April 2, 2015)—This afternoon, and minutes after clearing the Indiana State House, Governor Mike Pence signed a...

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NCLR Statement on Killing of NYPD Officers

(San Francisco, CA, December 22, 2014)—On Saturday, December 20, two New York Police Department officers were shot while on duty...

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NCLR Statement on Staten Island Grand Jury’s Decision Not to Indict Eric Garner’s Killer

(San Francisco, CA, December 3, 2014)—Today, a Grand Jury in Staten Island decided not to bring charges against Daniel Pantaleo,...

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Will Ferguson Change Us?

The news that we’d been dreading for weeks finally came last night, and it was as devastating as I had...

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A Sunday Well Spent

Earlier this month, I had the chance to take the pulpit at Cathedral of Hope, a Dallas institution. I had...

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today, International Transgender Day of Remembrance is being observed worldwide. It is day to honor the memory of transgender people...

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Working to Ensure the Safety of Transgender Individuals

Interacting with law enforcement can be stressful for anyone. This is especially true of transgender individuals who all too often...

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Samuel Brinton: “A Therapist Told Me I Was Sick”

I never imagined I would be in Geneva, Switzerland, but last week there I was. I was no tourist, I...

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Our Goal—End Conversion Therapy in Five Years

No child should ever be hurt because of who they are. That’s why we started the #BornPerfect campaign to end...

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