Today, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 460, which clarifies that insurance coverage of fertility treatments must be offered...
Archives: Transgender Parents
A summary of state laws on second parent adoptions. Download PDF
A fact sheet for transgender spouses, partners, parents, and youth. Open PDF
NCLR, along with the ACLU national, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), and a New Mexico civil rights attorney,...
NCLR assisted a transgender man, S., whose ex-wife petitioned to have their marriage declared void and to terminate S.'s parental rights
A state-by-state look at non-discrimination laws that explicitly protect transgender people. Download PDF
This document provides a summary and discussion of relevant Florida law for attorneys who are representing LGBT parents in custody...
In June 2005, love, patience, and persistence, combined with a visionary judge and a little help from Dr. Phil, led to an historic settlement agreement between NCLR client Michael Kantaras and his former wife.
(San Francisco, CA, June 5, 2013)—An alliance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) sports leaders from across the country has announced the second annual Nike LGBT Sports Summit, set for June 12-15 in Portland, Ore. The Sports Summit will bring together college and professional athletes, coaches, athletic administrators, political figures, LGBT advocates and sports organizations to combat anti-LGBT bias in sports.
Statement by NCLR Executive Director Kate Kendell, Esq. (San Francisco, CA, April 24, 2012)—Yesterday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency charged with enforcing federal laws against workplace discrimination, issued a landmark ruling that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects transgender workers. The EEOC held that discrimination against a transgender employee on the basis of the employee’s gender identity is prohibited sex discrimination under federal law. While a number of federal courts have issued similar decisions, this is the first time the EEOC has ruled on this issue.