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Spotlight: Ali Forney Center Shelters Homeless LGBT Youth

February 25, 2015

In a heart wrenching feature on the Ali Forney Center, an LGBT youth homeless shelter in New York City, Al Jazeera America highlighted a young transgender woman named Lucina.

Secretary of Defense, President Obama Back Open Trans Military Service

February 23, 2015

Five days after taking the helm of the US Defense Department, Secretary Ash Carter came forward in support of open transgender military service.


Win: HUD tells Homeless Shelters to Respect Self-Identified Gender

February 20, 2015

Today the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released long-awaited

Trans Military Veterans Can Now Update Critical Records

February 19, 2015

A top priority of NCTE since our beginning has been making it possible for everyone to have the ID documents they need to live in a society where accurate and consistent ID is required for many functions, from opening a bank account, entering gove

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February 9, 2015

Help Protect LGBT Kids from Sexual Abuse

Right now, you can help ensure the safety of thousands of immigrant children. Take the three easy steps to send comments to Secretary Sylvia Burwell, of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), demanding strong protections for kids in HHS custody.

February 1, 2015

US Trans Survey: Sign up and spread the word

The U.S. Trans Survey is the new name of the largest survey ever devoted to the lives and experiences of trans people.

May 14, 2014

Atherton HS: Stand by Trans Students

Atherton High School in Louisville, KY today will discuss whether transgender students have access to restrooms consistent with their gender identity.

November 11, 2014

Pledge to End Violence Against Transgender People

Join us in honoring the lives lost and reaffirm your commitment to ending transphobia.

Learn more about transgender people and