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ICE Expansion at Santa Ana Is Rejected; NCTE Renews Call to End Detention of LGBT People

February 5, 2016

Earlier this week, the Santa Ana, CA city council rejected a contract proposal by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that would have established new housing protocols for transgender women, while also expanding the number of immigration det

Puerto Rico releases a new gender change form for driver’s licenses!

February 1, 2016

Puerto Rico’s Department of Transportation just released a new policy and a simple, clear, one-page gender change

Speaking up for equal access to shelters

January 26, 2016

Over 1500 people have joined the National Center for Transgender Equality to urge the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to ensure that all trans people can access safe shelters when they need it.

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December 14, 2015

Tell HUD to house trans people in shelters according to gender identity

Join us to demand that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) acts now to protect trans people from discrimination in shelters.

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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