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NCLR Statement on the DOJ’s Announcement Regarding Anti-Transgender Employment Discrimination Claims

(San Francisco, CA, December 18, 2014)—Today, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Department of Justice interprets sex discrimination under...



New “Know Your Rights” Guide Provides Vital Information for Transgender Prisoners

I received a letter from a prisoner a few weeks ago that still haunts me. The prisoner, a transgender woman...


NCLR and ACLU’s New “Know Your Rights” Guide Provides Vital Information for Transgender Prisoners

(San Francisco, CA, December 18, 2014)—Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)...



KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Laws, Court Decisions, and Advocacy Tips to Protect Transgender Prisoners

This guide—a National Center for Lesbian Rights and ACLU joint publication—identifies laws, court decisions, advocacy tips, and other resources that...



A Fair Opportunity for Transgender Student-Athletes in Minnesota

The advertisement from the Child Protection League Action that appeared in several newspapers across Minnesota last Sunday—attacking the Minnesota High...



Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today, International Transgender Day of Remembrance is being observed worldwide. It is day to honor the memory of transgender people...



Working to Ensure the Safety of Transgender Individuals

Interacting with law enforcement can be stressful for anyone. This is especially true of transgender individuals who all too often...


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Time to End the Military’s Ban on Transgender Service Members

Now that the midterms are over, President Obama has an opportunity to further his legacy as a strong supporter of...



Coming Out Against Conversion Therapy

Today, on National Coming Out Day, countless lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people around the world will find...


Transgender Family Law in the U.S.

A fact sheet for transgender spouses, partners, parents, and youth. Open pdf


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