Achieving LGBTQ Equality Through Litigation, Legislation, Policy, and Public Education


Trans Realities

A report on the legal needs of transgender people in California by NCLR and the Transgender Law Center. Download PDF


Beyond the Binary: Making Schools Safe for Transgender Youth

NCLR, the Gay-Straight Alliance Network, and the Transgender Law Center created this comprehensive tool kit designed to help students, school staff, and other community activists who want to address harassment and discrimination against transgender and other gender non-conforming students. Download PDF


Listening to Gender Variant Children: A Humanistic Strategy for Advocates

Speech given March 11, 2002 at Hunter College School of Social Work in New York, NY by Shannon Minter, Legal Director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights. Download PDF


Transgender Equality : A Handbook for Activists and Policymakers

This handbook provides activists and policymakers with the tools they need to pass transgender-inclusive non-discrimination and anti-violence legislation. Written by three of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender movement’s brightest transgender scholar-activists, Transgender Equality is an invaluable resource guide, providing an introduction to transgender issues, model language for legislation, talking points, responses to frequently asked…


Florida Transgender Name Change Kit

A guide for transgender individuals seeking to amend their identity documents to conform to their new legal name and gender designation. Download PDF


State Cases

State cases recognizing protection for transgender people under state sex and disability discrimination provisions. Download PDF


Advancements in State and Federal Law Regarding Transgender Employees

A compliance guide for employers and employment law attorneys. Open pdf


Transgender Rights

The first comprehensive book on the transgender civil rights movement, by Paisley Currah, Richard M. Juang, and Shannon Price Minter, Editors. Read more about the book and order online.


Federal Gender Non-Conformity Cases

Federal cases recognizing that discrimination on the basis of gender non-conformity and/or transgender status is a form of discrimination on the basis of sex. Download PDF


State Laws That Prohibit Discrimination Against Transgender People

A state-by-state look at non-discrimination laws that explicitly protect transgender people. Download PDF

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