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Solitary Confinement During COVID-19 is a Human Rights Emergency

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Over 60 Mayors Join NCTE in Opposing Proposed Anti-Transgender Rule Rolling Back Protections

Over 60 mayors who represent more than 21 million constituents joined the National Center for Transgender Equality in submitting a public comment and letter opposing a proposed federal rule attempting to undermine the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Equal Access Rule, which ensures protections for transgender people seeking federal housing and safe shelter. Powered […]

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Protected: A letter from the National LGBTQ Task Force’s Executive Director Rea Carey

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Protected: NATIONAL LGBTQ TASK FORCE ANNOUNCES LONGTIME EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REA CAREY STEPPING DOWN IN 2021

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Trump’s 3 Most Likely Supreme Court Picks

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The Nomination & Consideration of Justice Ginsburg’s Replacement Must Be Delayed

The seat held by the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg must not be filled until after a new Senate and possibly a new President is seated in January 2021. Powered by WPeMatico

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Mourning Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an Irreplaceable Giant

Today, the United States lost an irreplaceable giant. Powered by WPeMatico

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Schools Must Be Safe and Inclusive for LGBTQ Students and Educators

The National Center for Transgender Equality, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, GLSEN, and more than 235 civil rights and education organizations today called for an end to discrimination against LGBTQ+ students, educators, faculty, and staff. Highlighting the Supreme Court’s ruling in Bostock v. Powered by WPeMatico

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Lambda Legal Argues in Court to Halt Pentagon Discrimination Against People Living With HIV

Today, Lambda Legal and the Modern Military Association of America (MMAA) asked a federal district court to bar the Trump Administration and the Pentagon from discriminating against people living with HIV by denying them the opportunity to enlist, deploy, or commission as an officer. Powered by WPeMatico

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Victory! Court Rules for Same-Sex Partners Denied Access to Social Security Survivor’s Benefits

A federal district judge today adopted the recommendation of a magistrate judge and struck down as unconstitutional the U.S. Social Security Administration’s (SSA’s) categorical denial of survivor’s benefits to surviving same-sex partners who were barred from marrying due to discriminatory state marriage bans. Powered by WPeMatico

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Lambda Legal Mourns Passing of Henry van Ameringen, Philanthropist and Early Supporter of LGBTQ Equality

Henry van Ameringen, a philanthropic giant and early supporter of LGBTQ equality, passed away yesterday at the age of 90. Powered by WPeMatico

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Trump’s SCOTUS Shortlist is Filled with Anti-LGBT and Extremist Judges

The new shortlist of potential Supreme Court nominees is teeming with anti-LGBT extremists and dangerous ideologues. Powered by WPeMatico