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December 19, 2014

NCTE, Kaiser Permanente Host First "Community Clinician Roundtable"

This month, the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) and Kaiser Permanente co-sponsored a first-ever convening of over 30 Washington, DC area physicians, therapists, lawyers and advocates to share information with each other about provi

December 19, 2014

NCTE Joins 100+ Groups Calling on President to Stop Detaining LGBT immigrants

This week the National Center for Transgender Equality joined more than 100 LGBT, immigration, and allied organizations in sending a letter urging President Obama to keep LGBT immigrants out of detention centers except in extraordinary circumstanc

December 18, 2014

Federal Survey: 40% of Transgender Prisoners Are Sexually Abused Each Year

The federal Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) this week reported national statistics for the first time on sexual abuse of transgender people in US prisons and jai

December 11, 2014

Empire State Becomes Ninth to Ban Transgender Health Exclusions

New York State today became the ninth state, in addition to the District of Columbia, to apply its existing laws to prohibit discriminatory transgender exclusions in many health insurance plans.

December 10, 2014

NCTE Announces Law Fellowship and Award in Honor of Andrew Cray

Andy Cray came to work at the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) as a law fellow right out of law school.

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