National Center for Transgender Equality

National Center for Transgender Equality

New Guidance Issued on Detention of Transgender Immigrants

The National Center for Transgender Equality, the National Immigrant Justice Center, United We Dream, Immigration Equality, and the Human Rights Campaign issued a joint statement welcoming the developments, but requested more from ICE.
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The National Center for Transgender Equality, the National Immigrant Justice Center, United We Dream, Immigration Equality, and the Human Rights Campaign issued a joint statement welcoming the developments, but requested more from ICE. ...
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Anti-Conversion Therapy Resolution Introduced by Congresswoman Speier

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Conversion therapy has been rejected as a valid medical practice by organizations like the American Psychological Association for over 40 years. ...
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LGBT Women Among Most at Risk of Poverty in America, New Study

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Due to discriminatory laws, America’s 5.1 million LGBT women face lower pay, frequent harassment, compromised access to health care, and violence. ...
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LGBT Leaders Wanted: Washington, D.C. Scholarship Opportunities

Capitol Dome and Fountain, Washington, D.C. Photo: Next Generation Leadership Institute
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The 2015 Leadership Institute will be held June 22-26 in Washington, D.C. Participants will meet with leaders from Capitol Hill and the White House. ...
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Trans Teen Leelah Alcorn: ‘My Death Needs to Mean Something’

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A 17-year-old transgender teen, Leelah Alcorn, committed suicide by stepping in front of a moving tractor trailer truck December 28 in Ohio. ...
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Armed Forces Fail to Comply with DOD Rules on Transgender Personnel, Report

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In May, both Chuck Hagel and the White House indicated openness to re-evaluating the Pentagon’s ban, but no review has been initiated. ...
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Bipartisan International Human Rights Defense Act Introduced in the House

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Congressman John F. Tierney, Congressman Chris Gibson and Congressman Richard Hanna, introduced the International Human Rights Defense Act. ...
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