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NCLR to Honor Idaho Navy Veteran and Couples/Legal Team in Historic Supreme Court Marriage Case

(San Francisco, CA, April 6, 2015)—The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) is proud to announce that it will honor...


NCLR Dinah Garden Party in Palm Springs Celebrates Progress as Marriage Case Moves to Supreme Court

(Palm Springs, CA, March 11, 2015)—The National Center for Lesbian Rights will be celebrating the progress made in the movement...


Cathy CLE

Quality Legal Services for the Low-Income LGBT Community

Recently, a colleague at a legal aid organization told me about a client who came in for help because he...


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,...


NCLR’s Statement on Grand Jury Decision to Not Indict Michael Brown’s Shooter

(San Francisco, CA, November 24, 2014)—Today, a Ferguson grand jury decided not to bring criminal charges against Darren Wilson, the...



The Human Element: Making Conversion Therapy in the U.S. an International Human Rights Issue

There we were. Around the illustrious circular United Nations briefing tables at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, among the...



Playing Games With Our Voting Rights

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a major blow to voting rights by allowing Texas to enforce one of...


The Week the World was Gloriously, Fabulously, Improbably Turned Upside Down

On Monday morning, I was in my hotel room in Washington, D.C. The news was on, all was as expected,...


Making a Difference at the National Center for Lesbian Rights

When I joined the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) as its Major Gifts Officer in February, I felt like...


Sexual Assault in the LGBT Community

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This month is a reminder that through a combination of stigma and myths, sexual...


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