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Court: Obamacare Protects Trans People in Health Care Settings

March 17, 2015

For the first time, a federal court has confirmed that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) prohibits discrimination against transgender people by any health care provider accepting federal funds.

NCTE's Mara Keisling Testifies Before US Commission on Civil Rights

March 16, 2015

On Monday, March 16, 2015, National Center for Transgender Equality Executive Director, Mara Keisling, joined three panelists including Kylar Broadus from the National LGBTQ Task Force, Gina Duncan from Equality Florida, and Ilona Tur

NCTE Welcomes Draft Report From President Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing

March 3, 2015

The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) welcomes the draft findings and recommendations of President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing as a first step to ending racial profiling and violence by police.

Spotlight: Ali Forney Center Shelters Homeless LGBT Youth

February 25, 2015

In a heart wrenching feature on the Ali Forney Center, an LGBT youth homeless shelter in New York City, Al Jazeera America highlighted a young transgender woman named Lucina.

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May 14, 2014

Atherton HS: Stand by Trans Students

Atherton High School in Louisville, KY today will discuss whether transgender students have access to restrooms consistent with their gender identity.

November 11, 2014

Pledge to End Violence Against Transgender People

Join us in honoring the lives lost and reaffirm your commitment to ending transphobia.

March 24, 2015

Tell Your Story to the US Commission on Civil Rights

The US Commission on Civil Rights is now accepting comments—including personal stories—from the public about workplace discrimination, and we want to make sure they hear from you.

March 24, 2015

Tell Your Story to the US Commission on Civil Rights

The US Commission on Civil Rights is now accepting comments—including personal stories—from the public about workplace discrimination, and we want to make sure they hear from you.

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