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Transgender Law Center (TLC), the largest national trans-led organization advocating for a world in which all people are free to define themselves and their futures, today announced that longtime trans movement leader Bran Fenner has joined the organization in the new position of Director of People and Organizational Culture. This position will lead investment in […]
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Amicus Brief Asks Court to Affirm Lower Court Ruling Prohibiting Discrimination Against Transgender Employees Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights and the Transgender Law Center filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court highlighting the stories of over 30 transgender people who have experienced discrimination in the workplace for being transgender. In the […]
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Transgender Law Center (TLC), the largest national trans-led organization advocating for a world in which all people are free to define themselves and their futures, today unveiled two new video billboard advertisements in New York’s Times Square. The ads, which will run for the length of World Pride in New York and the 50th anniversary […]
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Last month, the Trump administration proposed a new regulation attacking trans people’s access to health care. If this rule is finalized (note: you can still take action to stop it!), transgender people of color living with HIV will be some of the most intensely impacted. The good news is we have incredible community advocates like […]
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Over 20,000 people have spoken up in defense of a regulation protecting transgender people’s access to health care just three weeks after the Trump administration announced their rollback and 50 days before a newly-announced deadline. On May 24, the Department of Health and Human Services announced a new plan to rollback the Health Care Rights […]
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On Friday, the Washington Post reported that ICE will be conducting raids targeting up to 2,000 immigrant families this upcoming week, beginning as early as Sunday morning. Other news outlets indicated that these massive enforcement actions would take place in 10 major U.S. cities where immigration courts are located.  Kris Hayashi, executive director of Transgender Law […]
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This week Transgender Law Center (TLC) and partner organizations announced plans to mobilize in El Paso, Texas and hold a National Day of Action on June 25th to hold the government accountable for the deaths of Black and brown trans women. “On the first day of Pride, a trans migrant named Johana Medina Leon died alone in a hospital after weeks […]
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Transgender Law Center (TLC) and the Law Office of R. Andrew Free filed a lawsuit against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and DHS’s Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties on Friday demanding the release of any and all documents about Roxsana Hernandez while in ICE and Customs and […]
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Diversidad Sin Fronteras has reported that Johana Medina, a transgender woman from El Salvador, has died in ICE custody in a hospital in El Paso, Texas. Kris Hayashi, executive director of Transgender Law Center, the largest national trans-led organization advocating for a world in which all people are free to define themselves and their futures, issued the following […]
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(Washington, D.C.) – In an escalation of its dangerous attacks against transgender people, the Trump-Pence administration today proposed regulations falsely telling health care providers and insurers they can legally discriminate against transgender people. Contradicting federal law and two decades of court rulings, this proposed regulation will put up more unnecessary barriers between two million transgender […]

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