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Posts from 2016

Employers Keep Expanding Trans-Inclusive Health Care

Last week our partners at the Human Rights Campaign released their 2017 Corporate Equality Index, which rates 887 of the nation's biggest employers on their

NCTE Calls for Commuting Chelsea Manning’s Sentence

On Tuesday, the National Center for Transgender Equality sent a letter to President Obama urging the commutation of Chelsea Manning’s sentence for disclosing classified information to the media. Manning, a transgender woman, is serving the seventh year of a 35-year sentence in a military men’s prison. The letter notes the President’s strong record of defending the dignity of transgender people, working to improve prison conditions, and granting clemency in appropriate cases, and urges him to do so in Ms. Manning’s case.

Standing Up for Trans Immigrants Is More Important Than Ever

The election of President-Elect Trump has brought about a wave of fear throughout our LGBT communities and this is especially true for LGBT immigrants and LGBT Muslims.


NCTE Opposes Extreme HUD Nominee Who Called Transgender People “Abnormal”

The National Center for Transgender Equality opposes the nomination of Ben Carson for Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), based on his extreme anti-LGBT views and his long record of opposing life-saving safety net programs and fair housing laws.

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