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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.

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.
 

January 29, 2021

NCTE Backs Bill To End ‘Panic’ Defense in Virginia

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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.
 

January 25, 2021

A President Who Keeps His Promises

A soldier wearing fatigues sitting with the text "Support Trans Troops #TransBanRepeal"

We have big news. President Joe Biden moved quickly and delivered on his promise to end the ban on transgender people serving openly in the military.

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