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NCLR Applauds President Biden’s Historic Executive Order on Protections for LGBTQI+ Americans

NCLR Applauds President Biden’s Historic Executive Order on Protections for LGBTQI+ Americans

Presidential Order Addresses the Deadly Harm  of Conversion Therapy WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Biden issued a historic and sweeping executive order aimed at addressing multiple facets of discrimination against LGBTQI+ Americans. The order, timed to coincide with Pride Month, addresses the wave of anti-LGBTQI+ bills being introduced and passed in dozens of states across the country this year, as well as the mental and physical health of  LGBTQI+ youth. It also announces a...

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NCLR and Born Perfect Applaud Massachusetts for Becoming the 16th State to Protect LGBTQ Youth from Conversion Therapy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2019 Contact: Shannon Minter, NCLR Legal Director sminter@nclrights.org/ 415-624-6071 NCLR and Born Perfect Applaud Massachusetts for Becoming the 16th State to Protect LGBTQ Youth from Conversion Therapy “This is a huge victory for LGBTQ youth and their parents in Massachusetts”   (Boston, MA, April 8, 2019) — Today, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed H140 into law, making Massachusetts...

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NCLR on Yesterday’s Midterm Elections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 7, 2018 Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 NCLR on Yesterday’s Midterm Elections NCLR’s Kate Kendell says, “We may yet save our nation and repair a U.S.  Constitution in tatters” Washington, D.C.—National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) Executive Director Kate Kendell issued the following statement in response to yesterday’s midterm elections:...

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NCLR Statement: Senate Confirms Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 6, 2018 Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / 215.983.3099 NCLR Responds to Senate Confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States  WASHINGTON, DC—The U.S. Senate today voted to confirm Trump nominee Brett Kavanaugh to be an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, despite the fact that Kavanaugh faced credible allegations of attempted rape. More than 2,400...

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NCLR Statement on President Trump’s Dismissal of Sexual Assault Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2018 Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / 215.983.3099 NCLR Statement on President Trump’s Dismissal of Sexual Assault Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh  WASHINGTON, DC—President Trump held an open press conference today during which he addressed new sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh from a third accuser, Julie Swetnick. National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) Legal...

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NCLR Calls on Kavanaugh to Withdraw as Pattern of Sexual Assaults Emerges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 24, 2018 Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / 215.983.3099 As Pattern of Alleged Sexual Assaults Emerges, NCLR Calls on Brett Kavanaugh to Withdraw NCLR says, “The gravity of this pattern of alleged sexual assaults casts a troubling cloud …Kavanaugh’s nomination must be withdrawn” WASHINGTON, DC—Today Montgomery County investigators confirmed they are aware of another sexual...

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NCLR Demands Senate Stop Kavanaugh’s Nomination Process to Investigate Sexual Assault Allegations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2018 Contact:  Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / 215.983.3099 NCLR Demands the Senate Stop Kavanaugh’s Nomination Process to Investigate Sexual Assault Allegations  WASHINGTON, DC— National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) Legal Director Shannon Minter issued the following statement:   “The allegations of sexual assault raised against Brett Kavanaugh are detailed, credible,...

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Lesbian Couple Sues Senior Housing Community for Discrimination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2018 Contact: Lauren Gray, National Center for Lesbian Rights lgray@nclrights.org / 215-983-3099 Missouri Lesbian Couple Sues Senior Housing Community for Discrimination NCLR says, “Mary and Bev were denied housing for one reason and one reason only—because they were married to each other rather than to men. This is exactly the type of sex discrimination the Fair Housing Act prohibits.”...

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NCLR Statement: Trump Nominates Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9, 2018 Contact:  Lauren Gray, NCLR Communications Director lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099   NCLR Responds to Trump’s Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to Fill Supreme Court Vacancy NCLR’s Shannon Minter says this “is a wake-up call to LGBTQ people and others about the critical importance of elections and the need to vote this November”   WASHINGTON, D.C.—National Center...

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Justice Kennedy’s Retirement: NCLR Statement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2018 Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR Communications Director lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 NCLR Statement on Supreme Court Justice Kennedy’s Retirement Announcement WASHINGTON, D.C.—United States Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced today that he will be retiring as of July 31. National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) Legal Director Shannon Minter issued the following statement in...

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