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HUD Proposes Discriminatory Rules in Shelters

July 1, 2020

Earlier today, Ben Carson, Secretary of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a new proposed rule that would allow discrimination against transgender people seeking access to shelter through HUD-funded services.

Senator Gillibrand and Senator Collins Introduce NDAA Amendment to End the Trans Military Ban

June 30, 2020

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel, and Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) announced that leading veteran and LGBTQ advocacy groups, including NCTE, are backing their amendment to thi

Supreme Court Delivers Landmark Victory!

June 15, 2020

In this moment of the national COVID-19 health crisis and vitally important nationwide demonstrations in support of Black lives and against systemic racism, it’s heartening to have good news from the Supreme Court!

Trump Rules Encourage Health Care Providers To Deny Care to Transgender People

June 12, 2020

While the country is struggling with a deadly pandemic that has had a disastrous impact on marginalized communities and having an important conversation around race and police brutality, the Trump administration has released a final rule that woul

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May 24, 2019

Protect Trans Health!

The Trump administration is trying to say discrimination against transgender people in health care is legal. While they can’t change the law, this new regulation would confuse patients, providers, and insurers, and make it much harder for many transgender people to access life-saving care.

May 24, 2019

Learn about Trump's anti-LGBT record

President Trump has been the most anti-transgender president in American history. 

June 28, 2019

Help pass the Equality Act

The Equality Act passed one house of Congress with an overwhelming, bipartisan majority. Now, let's get this landmark LGBTQ non-discrimination and civil rights bill to the Senate floor.

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