Protect Trans Rights - National Action Center
For years, NCTE’s advocacy at the federal level has successfully created structural changes and slowed down harmful regulatory rules from becoming a frightening reality. Regardless of administration changes, it is up to our community to speak up, fight back, and demand change.
Now is the time to fight back!
Take the steps below. And check back here for new, urgent actions.
The Equality Act, a landmark LGBTQ non-discrimination and civil rights bill, would expand existing federal laws to protect people from discrimination based on their sexual orientation and gender identity. The House of Representatives passed the Equality Act in 2021. Now, we need to get it to the Senate floor. The time to act is NOW - let your Senator know that you want them to support the Equality Act!
Trans rights are under attack all around the country, from Florida to Arizona, Utah to Mississippi. The majority of anti-trans bills are targeting trans kids’ rights to access gender-affirming health care and to participate in sports. You can take action now and tell your legislator to protect trans youth!
Conducted by NCTE in partnership with trans organizations around the country, the U.S. Trans Survey is the largest survey documenting the lives and experiences of trans people in the United States.
The Biden-Harris Administration has opened an opportunity for the public to comment on a proposed regulation for the Affordable Care Act’s Health Care Rights Law. While there are protections on the federal level to prevent anti-trans discrimination in health care, more change is needed and we need your help.