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April 5, 2021

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

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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.

March 26, 2021

Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen Named Next Executive Director of NCTE

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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.
 

March 11, 2021

Ruby Corado: 2021 Community Builder Honoree

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

February 18, 2021

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

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.
 

February 11, 2021

Biden Administration Breaks Down Barrier To Housing for Transgender People

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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