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2019

Federal Legislation & Policy

February 27, 2019

Attorneys Leading the Legal Fight Against the Ban Applaud Bipartisan Members of Congress for Standing By Transgender Troops

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2019 Contacts: Amanda Johnston, GLAD ajohnston@glad.org / (617) 417-7769 Shannon Minter, NCLR sminter@nclrights.org / (415) 624-6071   GLAD, NCLR STATEMENTS ON HOUSE ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE HEARING ON TRANSGENDER MILITARY BAN Attorneys Leading the Legal Fight Against the Ban Applaud Bipartisan Members of Congress for Standing By Transgender Troops Washington, D.C– GLBTQ…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 21, 2019 CONTACT: Shannon Minter, sminter@nclrights.org, (415) 624-6071 Perry Sacks, psacks@mrss.com, (917) 438-4619 NCLR and Born Perfect Campaign Applaud Introduction of Historic Utah Bill to Protect LGBTQ Youth from Conversion Therapy Washington, DC — The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and the Born Perfect campaign applaud today’s introduction in Utah of…

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Federal Legislation & Policy

January 22, 2019

Supreme Court Allows Challenges to Trump’s Transgender Military Ban to Continue in Lower Courts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2019 Contacts: Amanda Johnston, GLAD ajohnston@glad.org / (617) 417-7769 Shannon Minter, NCLR sminter@nclrights.org / (415) 624-6071 Samuel Garrett-Pate, Equality California sam@eqca.org / (973) 476-3770 Supreme Court Allows Challenges to Trump’s Transgender Military Ban to Continue in Lower Courts GLAD’s Jennifer Levi said: The Trump administration’s cruel obsession with ridding our…

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State Legislation & Policy

January 15, 2019

NY Senate and Assembly Pass Bill to Protect LGBTQ Youth from Conversion Therapy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2019 Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR Communications Director lgray@nclrights.org / 215-983-3099   New York Senate and Assembly Pass Bill to Prohibit Conversion Therapy for LGBTQ Youth Once signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York will become the 15th state to pass legislation protecting LGBTQ youth from conversion therapy, and…

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Federal Legislation & Policy

January 4, 2019

Trans Military Ban Still Blocked Despite New Decision Dissolving One of Four Nationwide Preliminary Injunctions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2019 Contacts: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 Amanda Johnston, GLAD ajohnston@glad.org / (617) 417-7769   Trump’s Transgender Military Ban Remains Blocked Despite New Decision Dissolving One of Four Nationwide Preliminary Injunctions Decision is “a devastating slap in the face to transgender service members who have proved their fitness…

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