Yesterday, Victory Institute condemned the administration of Donald Trump for rescinding Department of Education and Department of Justice guidance protecting transgender students from discrimination in schools. In response, President & CEO Aisha C. Moodie-Mills released the following statement:
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund has asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to reconsider its dismissal of TLDEF’s appeal on behalf of an English Professor who was fired from from her teaching position on the basis of her sex.
Today, this administration moved to rescind federal guidance barring discrimination against transgender students and ensuring they have access to the restroom consistent with their gender identity.
The Boy Scouts of America says it will allow transgender children who identify as boys to enrol in its boys only programs.
Democratic lawmakers on Thursday introduced a bill supporters say would make California the first state to add a third gender option on state identifying documents.
President-elect Donald Trump is being urged by some advisers to save at least one dance, as he celebrates his inauguration on Friday night, for a very special Republican lady — Caitlyn Jenner.
President Obama on Tuesday largely commuted the remaining prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the army intelligence analyst convicted of an enormous 2010 leak that revealed American military and diplomatic activities across the world, disrupted the administration and made WikiLeaks, the recipient of those disclosures, famous.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund announces the appointment of Kylar W. Broadus to the position of Senior Counsel within TLDEF’s growing impact litigation program, headed by TLDEF’s Director of Impact Litigation, Ezra Young. Broadus is a nationally renowned attorney, activist, public speaker and former professor who is universally admired by advocates across the LGBT rights movement.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund client Dr. Rachel Tudor has asked the New Orleans based United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to overturn a nationwide injunction issued by a federal judge in Wichita Falls, Texas, which has disrupted transgender sex discrimination cases throughout the country, including her own.
In May 2016 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) issued groundbreaking regulations clarifying that Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act prohibits several forms of discrimination that still unfortunately plague our nation’s healthcare system.