The National Center for Lesbian Rights has been achieving LGBT equality through its groundbreaking work—encompassing every part of our community—since it was founded in 1977. Explore the issues that NCLR works on.
October 11, 2016
(October 11, 2016)—Today, the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division Two held that Suzan McLaughlin is a legal parent of the son she and her former same-sex spouse conceived through donor insemination and raised together before the couple separated. Suzan McLaughlin and her former wife, Kimberly, were married in 2008. Suzan and Kimberly jointly decided to…
Additional Civil Rights
October 3, 2016
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently issued a regulation that requires any homeless shelter that receives federal funding to treat transgender people equally. The rule expressly requires that shelters must house transgender individuals based on their gender identity. The rule is an important coda to the groundbreaking Equal Access Rule issued…