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Legislation: California Senate Bill 731

On February 27, 2015, California State Senator Mark Leno introduced Senate Bill 731 to give critical guidance to child welfare...

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NCLR Welcomes HUD Policy for Transgender Residents in Federally Funded Shelters

(Washington, DC, February 20, 2015)—Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued guidance clarifying that single-sex shelters...

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NCLR Statement on the Loss of Leelah Alcorn

(San Francisco, CA, January 2, 2015)—Vigils will be held in Ohio tomorrow to remember 17-year-old Leelah Alcorn and to raise...

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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...

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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...

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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)...

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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...

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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...

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

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

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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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