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Democratic Party Platform Takes Strong Stands on Transgender Equality

July 25, 2016

This week, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) adopted a platform that strongly backs LGBT equality, and specifically support

DOJ Hosts LGBT Advocates, Police Chiefs to Discuss Reforms

July 22, 2016

Earlier this week, NCTE joined LGBT advocates from around the country in a meeting with local police leaders, researchers, and federal officials to discuss how to improve trust and safety for LGBT people in interactions with law enforcement.

Pennsylvania Medicaid Removes Trans Health Exclusions!

July 20, 2016

On Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services announced that the state Medicaid program will now cover all medically necessary gender transition services.

Despite Growing Bipartisan Support, RNC Adopts Extreme Anti-Trans Platform

July 19, 2016

Last night, the Republican National Committee (RNC) adopted an extreme anti-LGBT and specifically anti-transgender platform that f

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March 29, 2016

Tell NC Legislators: Repeal Anti-Trans Law!

Tell North Carolina legislators to repeal the discriminatory House Bill 2.

July 24, 2015

Tell Congress to Support the Equality Act

Urge your members of Congress to support the Equality Act as a co-sponsor.

February 15, 2015

US Trans Survey: Sign up and spread the word

The U.S. Trans Survey is the new name of the largest survey ever devoted to the lives and experiences of trans people.

February 9, 2015

Help Protect LGBT Kids from Sexual Abuse

Right now, you can help ensure the safety of thousands of immigrant children. Take the three easy steps to send comments to Secretary Sylvia Burwell, of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), demanding strong protections for kids in HHS custody.

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