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California Public Benefits Issues for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients: A Guide for Attorneys and Advocates

A guide for attorneys and advocates in California who are representing LGBT clients seeking public benefits, including Social Security, health benefits, income assistance, disability and unemployment, veterans benefits, and more. Download PDF

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Planning with Purpose: Legal Basics for LGBT Elders

Written for LGBT elders and their families and caregivers, it includes information about issues related to relationship recognition, finances, health care, long term care, planning for the care of minor or disabled children, inheritance, elder abuse, and discrimination against LGBT elders. Open PDF

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Legal and Public Policy Issues for Transgender Elders

This article discusses the unique and often extreme forms of discrimination faced by transgender elders. They are denied medical care, excluded from housing and social services, and despised simply for being who they are. Open PDF

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Cases Recognizing Protections for Transgender People Under State Sex and Disability Discrimination Laws

Learn about state cases that recognize protection for transgender people under state sex and disability discrimination provisions. Open PDF

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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

Learn about the federal cases that recognize that discrimination on the basis of gender non-conformity and/or transgender status is a form of discrimination on the basis of sex. Open PDF

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ENDA Fact Sheet

A fact sheet on what the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) does and why it is needed. Open PDF

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Defending Your Rights: A Transgender, Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual User’s Guide to the New York City Commission on Human Rights

A guide by the Sexuality and Gender Law Clinic at Columbia Law School about the New York City Human Rights Law, and about ways you can use it to protect yourself against discrimination. Open PDF

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Defendiendo Tus Derechos: Guía de Usuario para Personas, Transgénero, Lesbianas, Gay y Bisexuales para la Comisión de Derechos Humanos de la Ciudad de Nueva York

A guide by the Sexuality and Gender Law Clinic at Columbia Law School about the New York City Human Rights Law, and about ways you can use it to protect yourself against discrimination. Open PDF

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Convenios de Vida: Documentos Para Protegerte a Ti y a Tu Familia

Este paquete contiene información sobre los documentos necesarios para protegerte a ti y a los tuyos en caso de enfermedad, incapacidad o fallecimiento. Open PDF

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The Challenges to Successful Lesbian Asylum Claims

This publication provides a comprehensive analysis of the unique challenges of lesbian asylum claims, including practical advice and legal strategies for lesbian asylum seekers. Open PDF

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