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National Center for Lesbian Rights says it will fight newly released Senate healthcare repeal plan “with the full force of our community behind us”

(Washington, DC, June 22, 2017)—Today, Senate Republicans released a “discussion draft” of their healthcare repeal plan. National Center for Lesbian...


More than 60 LGBTQ groups tell Senate that healthcare repeal would ‘harm millions’ of Americans and devastate the health of the LGBTQ community

(Washington, DC, June 13, 2017)—Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) delivered a letter...


NCLR on House passage of healthcare repeal bill

(San Francisco, CA, May 4, 2017)—Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act,...


30 LGBTQ Organizations Stand With Planned Parenthood

(Washington D.C., March 9, 2017)— Yesterday, the National Center for Lesbian Rights joined a group of thirty LGBT organizations to...


NCLR Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision Upholding Abortion Rights

(Washington D.C., June 27, 2016)—Today the U.S. Supreme Court struck down two restrictions on abortion enacted by the State of...


HHS Issues New Rules Confirming Ban on Health Care and Insurance Discrimination against LGBT People

(May 13, 2016, New York, NY) – The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today finalized new...


Coalition of National LGBT, Racial Equality, and Health Groups File Amicus Brief in U.S. Supreme Court Challenge to Texas Abortion Restrictions

LGBT, Racial Justice, and Health Equity Groups Urge Court to Carefully Scrutinize State’s Unfounded Health and Safety Claims (Washington, D.C.,...


NCLR, HRC, and CHLP Launch Campaign to Raise Awareness of HIV Criminalization Laws

(Washington, DC, December 1, 2015)—Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), and the Center...


NCLR Applauds Obama Administration’s Groundbreaking Report on Conversion Therapy

(San Francisco, CA, October 15, 2015)—Today the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), an agency within the U.S....


NCLR Statement on Planned Parenthood Attacks

(San Francisco, CA, July 31, 2015)–In response to the ongoing attacks on Planned Parenthood by radical anti-abortion operatives and extremist...


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