Transgender Law Center

Transgender Law Center

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Health Politics
Beginning in the late 1980s and at the height of the HIV epidemic, lawmakers passed several laws criminalizing otherwise legal behaviors of people living with HIV and added HIV-related penalties to existing crimes. ...
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Politics
The California Legislature Wednesday approved a bill that would create a “bill of rights” for LGBTQ seniors in long-term care. ...
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Politics
Senator Wiener and Assemblymember Gloria Wednesday introduced a bill to modernize laws that criminalize and stigmatize people living with HIV. ...
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Katharine Prescott holds a portrait of her son, Kyler Prescott, in the garden she built in his memory outside their San Diego-area home. He passed away in May 2015.
National
A transgender teenage boy was admitted to Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego for in-patient care, released, and then died by suicide. ...
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National
Five leading national civil and LGBT rights organizations urged the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas to reject an effort to block the Obama administration’s interpretations of several federal laws pending trial in Texas v. United States. ...
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Transgender Veterans March
Health
Lambda Legal and Transgender Law Center, with co-counsel WilmerHale, petitioned with the VA to change the rule that excludes transition-related surgery for transgender veterans. ...
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Politics
AB 1732 would enact the most progressive statewide restroom access policy in the nation, requiring all single-occupancy restrooms to be available to everyone. ...
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National
A court ruled that student Gavin Grimm can proceed to challenge the school board’s restroom policy of separating transgender students from their peers. ...
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Radiance
Travel
It was supposed to be fun on the high seas on the second annual Transgender Vacations’ Caribbean cruise until one guest was the recipient of homophobic epithets. ...
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Politics
California Governor Jerry Brown signed a landmark bill Wednesday that protects transgender people who work for companies doing business with state agencies. ...
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