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PG&E Contributes $250K to NCLR’s Groundbreaking Work

(San Francisco, CA, June 30, 2015)—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has awarded the National Center for Lesbian Rights a...


NCLR Applauds Supreme Court Rulings on Obamacare and Fair Housing Act

(Washington, DC, June 25, 2015)—This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Affordable Care Act permits subsidies to be...


NCLR Statement on Hate Murders at Historic A.M.E. Church in Charleston, SC

(San Francisco, CA, June 18, 2015)—Last night in Charleston, South Carolina, a white gunman opened fire on a prayer group...


NCLR Responds to McKinney, Texas Police Incident

The following is NCLR Executive Director Kate Kendell’s statement about the June 5, 2015 McKinney, Texas pool party that ended...


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...


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