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NCLR Applauds HUD’s LGBT-Inclusive “Live Free” Campaign

Statement by NCLR Federal Policy Attorney Maya Rupert (Washington D.C., April 8, 2011)—The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) this month launched an innovative multi-media campaign to raise awareness about housing discrimination against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. The yearlong campaign, called “Live Free,” includes images of LGBTQ people in online and print advertisements, with the headline: “Should Gender Stereotypes Influence...

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NCLR Applauds Proposed HUD Rule to Ensure Equal Access to Housing for LGBTQ Community

Statement by NCLR Federal Policy Attorney Maya Rupert (San Francisco, CA, January 20, 2011)—Today, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced proposed changes to a number of its core housing programs, which would provide increased protection to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. The proposed changes will: prohibit all lenders offering Federal Housing Administration-insured mortgages from considering sexual orientation or gender identity in determining a...

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NCLR Applauds New Federal Fair Housing Policy Protecting LGBTQ People

A statement from the National Center for Lesbian Rights (Washington, D.C, July 2, 2010)—Today the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) praised the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s new policy that provides lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and families with further assistance when facing housing discrimination. The new guidance treats gender identity discrimination most often faced by transgender persons as gender discrimination under the Fair...

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