Andrea Marra, an award winning activist with deep roots in New York and national prominence in the social justice arena, today announced her candidacy for New York State Senate.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund announces the resignation of Executive Director Jillian Weiss and the appointment of Dolph Ward Goldenburg as Interim Executive Director.
Donald Trump has spent the past six months attempting to ban transgender personnel from the military, after apparently spending just ten minutes on the decision, according to a new tell-all book by Michael Wolff.
Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund has filed a federal lawsuit against Sam’s East, Inc. and Wal-Mart Associates, Inc. on behalf of a transgender woman who faced workplace discrimination at a Sam’s Club store in Kannapolis, North Carolina. Sam’s Club is a membership-only retail warehouse chain owned by Sam’s East, Inc., a subsidiary of Walmart.
A federal appeals court in Virginia on Thursday rejected a bid by Donald Trump’s administration to prevent the U.S. military from accepting transgender recruits starting Jan. 1.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund is deeply troubled by a recent report that the Trump Administration provided guidelines to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), banning the use of seven words in budget requests. Those words are “transgender," "vulnerable,” “entitlement,” “diversity,” “fetus,” “evidence-based,” and “science-based.”
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund observes Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), a day to memorialise all those lost to anti-transgender violence and honour the spirit and resilience of transgender people worldwide.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund applauds an Oklahoma jury’s verdict today in favour of an English professor who was fired from from her teaching job on the basis of her sex.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) has filed an amicus or “friend of the court” brief to the United States Supreme Court in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, spotlighting the immense need for public accommodations laws that protect more than two million people in our nation who identify as transgender.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund applauds news that a federal court in the District of Columbia has blocked enforcement of the Trump Administration’s transgender military ban. U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly issued a preliminary injunction today.