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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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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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Family Sues Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego for Discriminatory Treatment of Transgender Teenager

(San Diego, CA, September 26, 2016)—Today, the mother of a transgender teenaged boy who was admitted into Rady Children’s Hospital-San...

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District Court Issues Injunction against Guidance Protecting Transgender Students

(Fort Worth, TX – August 22, 2016) – A U.S. District Court judge today issued a preliminary injunction against the...

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NCLR Responds to U.S. Supreme Court’s Stay of the Fourth Circuit’s Ruling in Transgender Student Case

(San Francisco, CA, August 3, 2016)—Today, in a 5-3 vote in which Justice Breyer noted that his vote for a stay...

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LGBT Advocates Urge District Court Not to Let States Game the System

(Wichita Falls, TX, July 28, 2016)—Five leading national civil and LGBT rights organizations late yesterday filed an amicus (friend of...

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NCLR Applauds Federal Guidance on Title IX and Transgender Students

(San Francisco, CA, May 13, 2016) – Today, the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and...

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