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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....


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...


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...


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,...


Michael Brown

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...


Kate Cathedral of Hope

A Sunday Well Spent

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



Transgender Day of Remembrance

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



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...


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...


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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