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FAQ Publications

NCLR produces a number of publications to address issues that regularly come up for LGBT community members. The following publications do not provide legal advice, but have information that may be useful to those with questions about how the law protects LGBT people and our families: Protecting Your Family After Marriage Equality: What You Need…

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Protecting Your Family After Marriage Equality: What You Need To Know

We have seen unprecedented advances in equality for same-sex couples with marriage now equally open to same-sex couples in the majority of the states. In addition to the dignity and respect that marriage equality provides for our relationships, marriage provides tremendous legal and financial protections to same-sex spouses. However, marrying does not provide all the…

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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 may be helpful for adult transgender prisoners. Each transgender person’s experience in prison and jail is different, in part because the conditions vary a great deal from one prison to another and change over time….

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Report on the United States of America’s Compliance with Its Human Rights Obligations in the Area of the Family Relationships of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People

NCLR’s report to the Human Rights Council of the United Nations regarding the United States’ compliance with its human rights obligations in the area of the family relationships of LGBT people and conversion therapy. Download PDF

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Transgender Family Law in the U.S.

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

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Policy Statements Supporting Adoption by Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual People

A compilation of policy statements from professional associations and organizations supporting adoption by Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual people. Organizations include: American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry American Academy of Family Physicians American Academy of Pediatrics American Bar Association American Medical Association American Psychiatric Association American Psychoanalytic Association American Psychological Association Child Welfare League of…

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Brief of Plaintiffs-Appellees

2014.06.09.Dkt46.Plntffs-Appellees27Brief

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Refusal Laws and LGBT Health: Common Causes and Shared Discrimination

While often overlooked as a serious LGBT equality issue, health care refusal laws negatively impact the LGBT community.

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Kitchen v. Herbert State Appellants’ Brief (02.03.14)

Opening Brief of Appellants (Utah Gov. Herbert and Utah A.G. Reyes)

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