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Constitutional Law Expert David Codell Joins NCLR

(San Francisco, CA, January 13, 2014)—The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) is pleased to announce that nationally respected litigator...


Federal Government Will Recognize Utah Same-Sex Married Couples

(San Francisco, CA, January 10, 2014)—Today, the United States Department of Justice announced that the federal government will recognize the...



A Healthy 2014 For Millions–For the First Time

In August 2012, I had (another) bike crash. It was my own idiocy that caused the crash. I was riding...



First Person: “My Relationship as an Immigrant in this Country has Come Full Circle”

Listening to President Obama speak yesterday on the need for comprehensive immigration reform in San Francisco’s Chinatown made me realize...



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...


The Federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act Heads To Full Senate

Historic Vote Could Take Place This Week (Washington D.C., November 4, 2013)—Today, the Senate cleared the first procedural hurdle in...



President Obama Addresses Immigration Reform

Yesterday, President Obama brought together a coalition of immigration reform advocates—including NCLR—and gave his first address on immigration reform since...


October 5th: A Day of Dignity and Respect for All Americans

I never thought that in my lifetime I would live to see the incredible progress the LGBT movement has experienced...


Forthcoming Regulations Will Mean Increased Protections for Transgender Detainees

As Congress considers overhauling and repairing our broken immigration system, NCLR has been committed to identifying areas where LGBT immigrants...


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