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Advocacy: Anti-LGBT Conversion Therapy

NCLR has been at the forefront of the effort to protect LGBT minors from these dangerous and discredited practices by...


Case: King v. Christie

On August 19, 2013, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed the nation’s second law prohibiting state-licensed therapists from trying to...


Case: Pickup et al. v. Brown et al. and Welch et al. v. Brown et al.

On September 29, 2012, California Governor Jerry Brown signed the first law in the nation prohibiting state-licensed therapists from trying...


Case: Jensen v. St. Augustine

NCLR, on behalf of Equality Florida and St. Augustine Pride Committee, won the right to fly rainbow flags over the historical Bridge of Lions in St. Augustine, Florida, for the 2005 Pride celebration.


Case: Florida Anti-Gay Ballot Initiative

NCLR, the ACLU, and Equality Florida challenged a proposed anti-gay voter initiative in the Florida Supreme Court. The measure, if passed, would block recognition of marriage and jeopardize the current domestic partner protections.


Case: Dykes on Bikes

NCLR and the Brooke Oliver Law Group represented the San Francisco Women’s Motorcycle Contingent in an action to register the...


Case: Griego v. Oliver

NCLR filed a lawsuit on behalf of couples Rose Griego and Kim Kiel, Miriam Rand and Ona Porter, A.D. Joplin...


Case: Doe v. Reed

The National Center for Lesbian Rights filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, opposing concealment of the names of petition-signers for an anti-gay Washington state referendum.


Case: Nancy C. v. Alameda County Fire Department

NCLR advocated for Nancy C., an emergency dispatcher in California who sought to have her wife added as a beneficiary to her health and retirement plans under SB 54, but was told she could not.


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