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NCLR responds to NCAA decision to back down on commitment to take a stand against North Carolina’s HB2

NCLR says NCAA “threw in the towel,” chose to “stand down in the face of discrimination”   (April 4, 2017...

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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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National LGBT Organizations Urge Big 12 Conference to Skip BYU

(New York, NY, August 9, 2016)—Athlete Ally, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and more than 20 leading LGBT...

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“All 50”: The Transgender-Inclusive High School Sports and Activities Policy and Education Project

“All 50”  is a universal standard model in policy and education for transgender inclusion in K-12 sport and activity associations for...

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First Line of Defense: Essential Legal Protections for LGBT Coaches and Staff

There have been many advances in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights. From national marriage equality to increased...

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Model Personal Relationship Policy for Collegiate Student Athletics

We trust all members of our teams to be honest, responsible and mature. We desire what is best for the...

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Frequently Asked Questions about Title IX and Policies on Intra-Team Dating in College Athletics

Many college athletic programs have adopted policies addressing interpersonal relationships of student athletes. In some cases, these policies prohibit dating...

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NCLR Applauds USA Rugby Commitment to End LGBT Discrimination in the Game

(San Francisco, CA, September 15, 2015)—Today, USA Rugby and International Gay Rugby formed a partnership to help promote a diverse...

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NCLR Welcomes IOC’s New Sexual Orientation Nondiscrimination Policy

(San Francisco, CA, December 9, 2014)—Today, during a meeting in Monaco, the 127th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) voted...

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National Think Tank Convenes to Create Inclusive and Respectful Environments for College Athletes and Coaches

(Indianapolis, IN, November 4, 2014)— A newly formed think tank of college, LGBT, sports, and religious leaders will convene today...

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