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Advocacy: LGBT Rural Pride Campaign

On May 7, 2014, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) announced the launch...

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Case: Student v. Arcadia Unified School District

NCLR represents a transgender student who transitioned from female to male a few years ago. After transitioning, the student returned...

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Case: Etsitty v. Utah Transit Authority

Despite her spotless employment record, Krystal Etsitty, a transgender woman, was fired from her job as a public bus driver by the Utah Transit Authority (UTA), solely because the UTA feared that members of the public might be offended by Etsitty’s transgender identity.

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Case: Iqbal v. Ashcroft

The National Center for Lesbian Rights joined an amicus brief opposing the federal government’s efforts to prevent plaintiffs from discovering information about attempts to limit their rights.

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Case: Hollingsworth v. Perry

NCLR filed an amicus brief in Perry v. Brown asking federal appeals court to overturn Proposition. 8 because it violates the Constitution. NCLR also filed amicus briefs to persuade Ninth Circuit Court to uphold Judge Walker’s opinion.

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