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Archives: Additional Civil Rights

The Impact of Cash Bail on LGBTQ People and People Living with HIV

LGBTQ individuals disproportionately interact with the criminal justice system and are often the victims of this cash bail system. LGBTQ people...

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NCLR’s Supreme Court Win This Week, and Other Moments That Build a Movement

Monday marked two important moments at NCLR. First, we celebrated the second anniversary of winning the freedom to marry nationwide...

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NCLR Opposes Confirmation of Damien Schiff and John K. Bush to the Federal Bench

As an organization that litigates cases to protect equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender(LGBT) people, we do not take...

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NCLR responds Trump’s executive order expanding religious exemptions

NCLR says order “revised after LGBTQ community came out in full force” and that “the LGBTQ community will not stand...

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Raise the Alarm: The Anti-LGBT Purge in Chechnya

Today we sound the full alarm. ALL Chechnyan LGBT lives are on the line with an anti-LGBT purge taking place in Chechnya right now. The Russian journalists who broke the story were also targeted. We urge you to act and encourage friends to do the same.

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Rise Up!

“Perseverance in almost any plan is better than fickleness and fluctuation”—Alexander Hamilton When we adopted our NCLR tag line—”The audacity...

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FAQ – Post-Election 2016

In light of possible negative policy changes towards LGBT people from the next U.S. presidential administration, NCLR has put together...

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How to Pick an Attorney

Picking an attorney can be difficult if you have not worked with an attorney before, or do not often work with attorneys. If possible, you should look for an attorney that you are comfortable working with. The attorney should understand the legal issues you face, and be LGBT-friendly. You should also find out ahead of time what the attorney will charge you for their services and how they will handle disagreements and conflicts between you.

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Senator McCain: Do the Right Thing and Reject Taxpayer-Funded Discrimination

In 2014, President Obama issued an Executive Order prohibiting discrimination against LGBT people by entities that contract with or receive...

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NCLR Responds to U.S. Presidential Election

(San Francisco, Nov. 9, 2016)—The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) responds to the 2016 Presidential election results. Statement by...

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