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NCLR Applauds EEOC Ruling That Federal Sex Discrimination Laws Protect Workers Against Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation

(Washington, DC, July 17, 2015)—On July 15, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission—the agency charged with enforcement of federal...


Civil Rights Groups Sue National Finance Company for Illegally Firing Transgender Employee

(New Orleans, LA, April 13, 2015)—A national Mississippi-based finance company fired a transgender man after he refused to agree to...


Broussard v. Tower Loan

On April 13, 2015, NCLR, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), Altshuler Berzon LLP, and Delaney & Robb filed a...


NCLR, EQCA, and TLC Sponsor California Equal Benefits Bill

Bill Prohibits State from Doing Business with Companies that Discriminate Against Transgender Employees (Sacramento, CA, March 5, 2015)—The National Center...


Legislation: California Senate Bill 703

Senate Bill 703, authored by California State Senator Mark Leno, will prohibit state agencies from entering into a contract in...


Victory! Saks Fifth Avenue Withdraws Assertion Claiming Transgender People Are Not Protected by Title VII

U.S. Department of Justice files historic statement in the case asserting that Title VII prohibits discrimination against transgender people HOUSTON,...


NCLR and HRC to the Court: Discrimination against Transgender Employees Violates Federal Civil Rights Protections

HOUSTON, TX — Yesterday, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) filed a joint...


Case: Jamal v. Saks & Company

  On January 20, 2015, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) filed a...



Economic Justice Can Help Undo Economic Violence

We often hear the figure that women still earn 78 cents to a man’s dollar. However, what that figure fails...


President Obama Bars Discrimination Against LGBT Employees

(San Francisco, CA, July 18, 2014)—Today, the White House announced that on Monday President Obama will sign an Executive Order...


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