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Featured Court Cases & Advocacy

Housing

Housing Equality

STATUS: Ongoing | Nationwide

The National Center for Lesbian Rights has always been committed to the principle that sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status should never impact access to housing for people and their families. NCLR’s policy and legislative efforts on equal access to housing have focused on ensuring that all LGBT people and families have access to…

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Case: Howe v. Haslam

STATUS: Loss, Tennessee

As outrageous as it is, today, people in many states can be fired from their jobs or denied services simply because they are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. Without a federal law protecting LGBT people from workplace discrimination, it is essential that cities, counties, and towns have the power to pass anti-discrimination laws. Nashville passed…

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Featured Policy & Legislation

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Policy: U.S. Department of Agriculture Rule Impacting Rural Americans

Federal

NCLR is committed to working closely with the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to ensure that its services are fully accessible to the LGBT people and families that live and work in rural America. Because of misconceptions about LGBT people in rural communities, too often, the needs and vulnerabilities of this community are overlooked. NCLR has…

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Policy: Federal LGBT Equal Access Rule

Federal

The National Center for Lesbian Rights is committed to increasing access to fair housing for the LGBT community across the country. NCLR has worked extremely closely with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to help shape fair housing policies that impact our community. In 2010, HUD announced that it would begin interpreting the…

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Press Releases

Housing

November 20, 2015

HUD Issues Rule to Ensure Equality for Transgender Shelter Seekers

Housing

May 21, 2013

NCLR Applauds John Trasviña, Outgoing Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity at the Department of Housing and Urban Development

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