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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 joint...



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...


Joint Statement on Withdrawal of Support for ENDA and Call for Equal Workplace Protections for LGBT People

(San Francisco, CA, July 8, 2014)—The following national LGBT legal organizations have signed onto the below statement: American Civil Liberties...


President Obama Uses Executive Powers to Protect LGBT Employees

(San Francisco, CA, June 16, 2014)—Today, President Obama directed White House staff to begin drafting an Executive Order that would...



New Report: LGBT Workers of Color are Among the Most Disadvantaged

A new report released today shows that LGBT workers of color are among the most disadvantaged in the country, facing...


NCLR Applauds U.S. Senate’s Passage of ENDA

(Washington D.C., November 7, 2013)—Today, the U.S. Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) by a vote of 64-32, marking...


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