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NCAA-trained facilitators across the country release open letter condemning trans student-athelete bans

April 5, 2021

Breaking news: Nearly 40 NCAA-trained facilitators across the country just released an open letter condemning anti-trans legislation.

Almost 50 bills have introduced so far this year to ban trans women and girls from playing sports.

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Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen Named Next Executive Director of NCTE

March 26, 2021

Dear friends,
I have some exciting news to share.
 
In December after 18 years as the Executive Director of NCTE, I let our Board of Directors know that I will not be renewing my contract.
 

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Ruby Corado: 2021 Community Builder Honoree

March 11, 2021

On March 31st, the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) will host its annual Trans Equality Now Awards, an opportunity to commemorate

Congress Begins Work to Protect Transgender People by Introducing the Equality Act

February 18, 2021

The US House of Representatives is introducing the bipartisan Equality Act, which would expand civil rights laws to include specific, national protections against discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
 

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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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