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National Center for Lesbian Rights

NY Senate and Assembly Pass Bill to Protect LGBTQ Youth from Conversion Therapy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2019 Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR Communications Director lgray@nclrights.org / 215-983-3099   New York Senate and Assembly Pass Bill to Prohibit Conversion Therapy for LGBTQ Youth Once signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York will become the 15th state to pass legislation protecting LGBTQ youth from conversion therapy, and the first state to prohibit the practice in 2019...

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Trans Military Ban Plaintiffs Ask Supreme Court to Deny the Trump Administration’s Premature Request for Review

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 24, 2018 Contacts: Amanda Johnston, GLAD ajohnston@glad.org / (617) 417-7769 Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 Samuel Garrett-Pate, Equality California sam@eqca.org / (973) 476-3770 Transgender Military Ban Plaintiffs Ask the Supreme Court to Deny the Trump...

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NCLR Files Brief Highlighting Stories of LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2018 Contacts: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 NCLR Files Brief Highlighting the Stories of LGBTQ Asylum Seekers in East Bay Sanctuary Covenant v. Trump The Trump administration is putting lives at risk and is effectively shutting the door on thousands of qualifying individuals SAN FRANCISCO—The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) yesterday filed an amicus brief...

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Trump Asks Supreme Court to Intervene Now and Allow Implementation of His Trans Military Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 23, 2018 Contacts: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 Amanda Johnston, GLAD ajohnston@glad.org / (617) 417-7769 Samuel Garrett-Pate, Equality California sam@eqca.org / (973) 476-3770   Trump...

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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: “While the outcome of yesterday’s midterm elections did not result in securing...

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Retired Military Officers and Surgeons General, Vets, 19 States, and Others File Briefs Opposing the Trans Military Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 30, 2018 Contacts: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 Amanda Johnston, GLAD ajohnston@glad.org / (617) 417-7769   Retired Military Officers and Surgeons General, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Service Women’s Action Network, NAACP, the Korematsu Center, Military Historians, National Women’s Law...

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NCLR & GLAD Refute Trump’s Bogus Attempt to Disguise Trump’s Trans Military Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 23, 2018 Contacts: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 Amanda Johnston, GLAD ajohnston@glad.org / (617) 417-7769   NCLR and GLAD Refute Trump’s Bogus Attempt to Disguise His Transgender Military Ban   Washington, D.C.—The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and GLBTQ Legal Advocates &...

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NCLR Responds to New Trump Administration Attack on Transgender People

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2018 Contacts: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099   NCLR Responds to New Trump Administration Attack on Transgender People NCLR says that “no matter what this administration orders federal agencies to do, the courts still have the authority to interpret these laws and will continue to protect transgender people” Washington, D.C.—The New York Times this morning published an...

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NCLR Statement on Trump’s Proposed Public Charge Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 10, 2018 Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / 215.983.3099 NCLR Responds to the Cruelty of the Trump Administration’s Attack on Immigrant Families through its Proposed Public Charge Rule WASHINGTON, DC— Today the Trump administration published a proposed rule that would allow federal officials to deny a green card or permanent residency to immigrants they think may be likely to...

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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...

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Supreme Court Rules on Title VII! Give now & Celebrate!