Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund

Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund

Married Couple in Kentucky File Lawsuit Against Amazon for Discrimination

Allegra Schawe-Lane and her husband Dane Lane
National
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund has filed a federal lawsuit against Amazon on behalf of a married couple who faced cruel and persistent discrimination at an Amazon shipping facility in Hebron, Kentucky. ...
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Cuomo: Gender Reassignment Surgery Must be Covered by Insurance

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The new rule bars insurance companies from denying medically necessary care because the treatment is for gender dysphoria. ...
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New York City Council Votes to End Discriminatory Birth Certificate Policy

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The bill eliminates the surgery requirement for transgender people seeking to change the sex designation on their birth certificates. ...
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Gender Non-conforming Teen Denied License for Wearing Makeup

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Chase wears makeup and androgynous or girls’ clothing on a regular basis. He went to the DMV office with his mother to get his license and was denied. ...
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Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation to Create Municipal ID Card

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The law is intended to help undocumented immigrants and transgender people, who often have difficulties securing accurate ID. ...
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New York Court Approves Name Change, Adds Gender Clause

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The brief accompanying the motion points out that name change orders and gender change orders are legally different and should not be conflated. ...
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