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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...

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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...

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Case: Doe v. Anoka-Hennepin School District No. 11 and E.R. v. Anoka-Hennepin School District No. 11

NCLR filed and settled a federal lawsuit on behalf of six students challenging the hostile anti-LGBT environment at Minnesota’s Anoka-Hennepin School District.

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Case: Ramirez v. Los Angeles Unified School District

NCLR and the ACLU of Southern California filed suit against the Los Angeles Unified School District and Washington Preparatory High School for discriminating against students based on their sexual orientation

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Case: Pinellas County Juvenile Welfare Board

NCLR issued a demand letter insisting the Pinellas County Juvenile Welfare Board retract their statement that gay-affirming organizations endorse unhealthy sexual practices among youth

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Case: Mariah L. v. Administration for Children’s Services

Mariah L. is a 20-year-old transgender woman who is in foster care in New York City. Mariah’s doctors have all...

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Case: Davis v. Fleming High School

NCLR represented Kelli Davis, a senior at Fleming High School, who was denied the right to appear in her senior yearbook because she wore a tuxedo rather than stereotypically feminine clothing.

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Case: California Education Committee, LLC et al. v. Jack O’Connell et al.

The National Center for Lesbian Rights successfully assisted in the defense of a California law protecting students from discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.

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Case: D.A. v. J.W.

The National Center for Lesbian Rights filed an appeal on behalf of D.A. to dismiss a restraining order against her because her consensual relationship with a woman was deemed “dating violence.”

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Case: Young v. IPS

YOUNG V. IPS Dynasty Young is an openly gay young man who faced relentless, severe harassment and abuse by peers at Arsenal Technical High School in Indianapolis Public Schools.

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