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NCLR Fellow Alex Chen Makes Forbes 30 Under 30 for Trans Youth Work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Lauren Gray, Communications Director lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 National Center for Lesbian Rights Equal Justice Works Fellow...

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Trans Teen Who Died By Suicide Protected By Federal Sex Discrimination Protections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Lauren Gray, National Center for Lesbian Rights 215.983.3099 / lgray@nclrights.org Jill Marcellus, Transgender Law Center 516.313.9659 / jill@transgenderlawcenter.org...

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NCLR Statement on G.G. Case Being Sent Back to Fourth Circuit

(Washington D.C., March 6, 2017) — Today the Supreme Court returned the case G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board to...

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Racial Justice Groups Support Transgender Student in Supreme Court

Yesterday, the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund and the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund filed a joint amicus brief supporting Gavin Grimm in his case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, seeking to enforce the protections guaranteed by federal law to transgender students. The school board in Gloucester County, Virginia, where Gavin Grimm attended school, had enacted a policy excluding transgender students from using the same restrooms as their peers. Gavin's case argues that this policy violates Title IX, a federal law prohibiting sex discrimination in schools that receive federal funding.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Transgender/GNC Students and Supporters Rally at San Francisco City Hall to Protest Trump Administration’s Withdrawal of Enforcement of Title IX and Rescinding Protections for Trans/GNC Youth

(San Francisco, CA, February 23, 2017)— Today, transgender and gender non-conforming (GNC) youth will join together with community organizations and...

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NCLR Condemns Lawless Shift in Federal Policy on Transgender Students

(San Francisco, CA, February 22, 2017)— Today, under pressure from the Department of Justice, the Department of Education announced that...

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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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We will fight on

By a slim margin, this nation has elected a demagogue who trafficked in bigotry, stoked racist hatred and normalized misogyny....

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Case: Highland Local School District v. U.S. Dept. of Educ.

On September 26, 2016, Judge Algenon L. Marbley, a federal court judge in Ohio, ordered the Highland Local School District...

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Federal Court Issues Order Prohibiting Ohio School District From Discriminating Against Transgender Student

(Columbus, Ohio—Sept. 26, 2016) Today, a federal court ordered the Highland Local School District in Ohio to allow an 11-year-old transgender...

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