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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.
 

Biden Administration Breaks Down Barrier To Housing for Transgender People

February 11, 2021

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today confirmed that the Fair Housing Act protects people from discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
 

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Massive Public Backlash Helps to Stop HUD Rule Change Targeting Transgender People

February 3, 2021

What if I told you, that one rule was the difference between thousands of people having housing or not? Pretty unbelievable, right? Well it could have been reality under the litany of attacks against trans people from the Trump administration.

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NCTE Backs Bill To End ‘Panic’ Defense in Virginia

January 29, 2021

NCTE today announced its support for criminal justice reform legislation in Virginia that would ban the so-called “panic” defense from being used to argue for lienancy in cases of hate crimes and violent crimes against LGBTQ people.
 

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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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