Achieving LGBTQ Equality Through Litigation, Legislation, Policy, and Public Education

Archives: Federal Legislation & Policy

Cases: Doe v. Trump and Stockman v. Trump

*For comprehensive case information, please go to our website  Doe v. Trump (*Scroll down for information on Stockman v....


Advocacy: LGBT Rural Pride Campaign

On May 7, 2014, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) announced the launch...


Case: Student v. Arcadia Unified School District

NCLR represents a transgender student who transitioned from female to male a few years ago. After transitioning, the student returned...


Case: Etsitty v. Utah Transit Authority

Despite her spotless employment record, Krystal Etsitty, a transgender woman, was fired from her job as a public bus driver by the Utah Transit Authority (UTA), solely because the UTA feared that members of the public might be offended by Etsitty’s transgender identity.


Case: Iqbal v. Ashcroft

The National Center for Lesbian Rights joined an amicus brief opposing the federal government’s efforts to prevent plaintiffs from discovering information about attempts to limit their rights.


Case: Hollingsworth v. Perry

NCLR filed an amicus brief in Perry v. Brown asking federal appeals court to overturn Proposition. 8 because it violates the Constitution. NCLR also filed amicus briefs to persuade Ninth Circuit Court to uphold Judge Walker’s opinion.


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