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December 20, 2013

NCTE Commends CDC's Clarified Breast Cancer Screening Policy

The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) commends the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for clarifying that its National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program will cover screening for eligible transgender wom

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December 12, 2013

NCTE Applauds Reconfirmation of EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum

The National Center for Transgender Equality congratulates Commissioner Chai Feldblum on her confirmation for a second term to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and we strongly commend President Obama for this selection.

December 3, 2013

Why I am Fasting for Immigration Reform

by Mara Keisling, Executive Director, National Center for Transgender Equality Last evening, I began fasting in solidarity with the brave and resolute activists participating in the Fast4Families effort, who have been fasting for

December 3, 2013

LGBT Coalition for Immigration Reform Stands in Solidarity with Fast For Families on National Day to Act, Fast and Pray

WASHINGTON, D.C.  - The nation’s leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organizations applauded the strength and courage of the men and women who have been fasting for more than 20 days to hig

November 27, 2013

New report uncovers ongoing failure to report, investigate sexual abuse in immigration detention

Last week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a 93 page summary of their investigation into immigration detention facilities and whether they are properly repo

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