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Archives: Additional Civil Rights

Kevin Seaman and Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence ⁠— Agreement with Lyft

Kevin Seaman, an interdisciplinary artist, cultural worker, and drag queen whose drag persona is LOL McFiercen, and The Sisters of...


Christopher Doyle, LPC, LCPC v. Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr., et al.

On May 15, 2018, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed the state’s Youth Mental Health Protection Act, prohibiting state-licensed therapists from...


Vazzo v. Tampa

Equality Florida seeks to defend the City of Tampa’s ban on the dangerous and discredited practice of conversion therapy for...


Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

In 2012, Colorado residents David Mullins and Charlie Craig visited Masterpiece Cakeshop to order a cake for their upcoming wedding...


Case: In re Silah

Silah came to NCLR in 2013 after years of fear and abuse. Born in Mexico, Silah was able to escape...


Case: Stormans v. Selecky

In 2007, The Washington State Board of Pharmacy began requiring that pharmacists provide patients with prescribed medications if those medications...


Case: Doe v. Anoka-Hennepin School District No. 11 and E.R. v. Anoka-Hennepin School District No. 11

NCLR filed and settled a federal lawsuit on behalf of six students challenging the hostile anti-LGBT environment at Minnesota’s Anoka-Hennepin School District.


Case: Christian Legal Society v. Martinez

The Christian Legal Society of Hastings School of the Law filed a lawsuit against the school arguing that the student group nondiscrimination policy violated their First Amendment right to discriminate against LGBT students. NCLR defended the school’s non-discrimination policy.


Case: Ramirez v. Los Angeles Unified School District

NCLR and the ACLU of Southern California filed suit against the Los Angeles Unified School District and Washington Preparatory High School for discriminating against students based on their sexual orientation


Case: Lessik and Manzon-Santos v. East Bay Iceland, Inc.

Represented by the National Center for Lesbian Rights and Amy Todd and Tamara Fisher of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati,...


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