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Far-right Republican health care repeal would leave millions of LGBTQ people uninsured

(San Francisco, CA, April 27, 2017)—Despite overwhelming opposition to previous efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, far-right Republicans in Congress have come out with a new plan to gut Affordable Care Act protections, which could be put to a vote on the floor of the House as early as Saturday . National Center for Lesbian Rights Executive Director Kate Kendell, Esq. issued the following statement in response:   “The latest health care repeal plan is another dangerous attempt to take...

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NCLR Attorney Awarded Chicana/Latina Foundation’s 2009 Emerging Leadership Award

(San Francisco, California, September 21, 2009) — The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) today announced that Chicana/Latina Foundation will honor NCLR attorney Lisa Cisneros with its 2009 Emerging Leadership Award. The Emerging Leadership Award is presented annually to young leaders committed to social justice and who have demonstrated their commitment with actions and deeds. Cisneros joined NCLR as a Pride Law Fellow in the fall of 2007. She leads Proyecto Poderoso— Project Powerful—a...

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