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July 28, 2021

Groundbreaking Analysis of Hate Crime Laws Finds Limitations and Opportunities in the Face of Rising Hate Violence

Text that reads: "20 per day. In 2019 alone, FBI data show an average of over 20 hate crimes reported per day in the United States."

With a rise in hate violence across the country, a new report from the Movement Advancement Project (MAP), NCTE, and 15 more leading civil rights organizations provides

June 30, 2021

Biden Administration Announces Passport Reforms to Include Gender ‘X’ Marker, Remove Anti-Trans Barriers

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The Biden-Harris administration today announced major policy changes in the US passport system to ensure that transgender people have accurate passports.

June 28, 2021

NCTE Statement on Grimm v. Gloucester County School Board

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The Supreme Court today declined to hear Grimm v. Gloucester County School Board, a case regarding discriminatory bathroom policies by schools against transgender students.

June 19, 2021

Department of Veterans Affairs Begins Work to Expand Access to Health Care to Transgender Veterans

The US Department of Veterans Affairs announced today that it will begin the process to expand health care services available to transgender veterans to include gender confirmation surgery.

June 16, 2021

US Department of Education Says Title IX Protects Transgender Kids from Discrimination

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The US Department of Education today announced that it will interpret Title IX’s prohibition on discrimination on the basis of sex to include discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.

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