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46 Retired Military Officers and National Security Officials File Brief in Support of Transgender Plaintiffs in Doe v. Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 15, 2017 – The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) filed their opposition today to the Trump administration’s request for an emergency stay to prevent transgender people from being able to enlist on January 1. D.C. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly denied the government’s request […]

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Kate Kendell: The Trump Administration’s Quiet Take-Down of Federal Protections Against LGBT Employment Discrimination

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, March 28, 2017 – Yesterday, the Trump Administration quietly issued an executive order rescinding Obama administration progress toward eliminating LGBT discrimination in the workplace. Previously, former president Barack Obama’s Executive Order 13673 took aim at LGBT discrimination by requiring federal contractors to disclose whether they have previously been held liable for discrimination […]

Posted inCalifornia

New Guide Documents that Over Half of Girls in California’s Juvenile Justice Facilities Are LGBTQ or Gender Nonconforming

San Francisco, CA, February 13, 2017 – Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and Impact Justice announce the release of a trailblazing publication entitled “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Questioning, and/or Gender Nonconforming and Transgender Girls and Boys in the California Juvenile Justice System: A Practice Guide.” The guide, written by Angela Irvine and Aisha […]