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NCLR responds to historic sexual orientation discrimination decision

(April 4, 2017 San Francisco)— Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued a landmark decision holding...

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NCLR Statement on Trump Decision Regarding LGBT Executive Order

Today's statement says only that President Trump does not intend to take the extreme step of abolishing existing anti-discrimination protections for federal employees and contractors, some of which have been in place for nearly twenty years. That is not a step forward.

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Transgender Employee in Louisiana Prevails in Employment Discrimination Case

(LAKE CHARLES, LA, Dec. 7, 2016)—A former employee of an installment loan company in Lake Charles, Louisiana has prevailed in...

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NCLR Responds to Seventh Circuit Decision Rejecting Sex Discrimination Claim by Lesbian Worker

(San Francisco, CA, July 29, 2016)—Yesterday, a panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that it was bound...

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NCLR Applauds EEOC Ruling That Federal Sex Discrimination Laws Protect Workers Against Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation

(Washington, DC, July 17, 2015)—On July 15, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission—the agency charged with enforcement of federal...

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Civil Rights Groups Sue National Finance Company for Illegally Firing Transgender Employee

(New Orleans, LA, April 13, 2015)—A national Mississippi-based finance company fired a transgender man after he refused to agree to...

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NCLR, EQCA, and TLC Sponsor California Equal Benefits Bill

Bill Prohibits State from Doing Business with Companies that Discriminate Against Transgender Employees (Sacramento, CA, March 5, 2015)—The National Center...

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Victory! Saks Fifth Avenue Withdraws Assertion Claiming Transgender People Are Not Protected by Title VII

U.S. Department of Justice files historic statement in the case asserting that Title VII prohibits discrimination against transgender people HOUSTON,...

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NCLR and HRC to the Court: Discrimination against Transgender Employees Violates Federal Civil Rights Protections

HOUSTON, TX — Yesterday, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) filed a joint...

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President Obama Bars Discrimination Against LGBT Employees

(San Francisco, CA, July 18, 2014)—Today, the White House announced that on Monday President Obama will sign an Executive Order...

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