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April 25, 2019

Arizona Supreme Court Rules that Family Law Judges May Ensure that Transgender Children Receive Appropriate Care 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Shannon Minter – 415-624-6071; Email   AZ Supreme Court says judges can ensure that parents provide a transgender child with needed care and support for gender dysphoria   (Phoenix, AZ, April 25, 2019)—Today, the Arizona Supreme Court issued a decision in Paul E. v. Courtney F., holding that family law judges…



April 22, 2019

NCLR Responds to Supreme Court’s Decision to Hear Three Cases about the Rights of LGBT Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Shannon Minter – 415-624-6071; Email “A Supreme Court decision reversing these established protections would be catastrophic for LGBT people and disruptive for businesses, who would face a patchwork of conflicting state laws.”       (Washington, DC, April 22, 2019) – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear three cases addressing whether Title VII,…


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