Toolkits

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Know the laws in your state that protect LBGT people and people living with HIV.
  • Transgender Rights Toolkit

    A Legal Guide for Trans People and Their Advocates

    Within this Transgender Rights Toolkit, readers will find answers to many questions that transgender people and their advocates may ask as they navigate through life. This toolkit is meant to be a resource and advocacy tool designed to educate and empower a community often left outside the walls of power.

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  • Crisis Care Toolkit

    A coalition of LGBTQ advocacy groups: The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Immigration Equality, Lambda Legal, the LGBT Institute at the Center for Civil and Human Rights, the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), the National LGBT Bar Association, Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, Out Leadership, the Transgender Legal Defense & Educ

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  • Protected & Served: Executive Summary

    A national survey exploring discrimination by police, courts, prisons and school security against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) people and people living with HIV in the United States, conducted by Lambda Legal.

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  • Immigration Issues

    Immigration Issues

    This fact sheet provides basic information for transgender immigrants in the U.S. regarding some of the most common problems.

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  • Transgender College Students

    Transgender College Students

    This fact sheet is intended to inform transgender students of their rights on campus and to show what advocates are doing to help make colleges and universities more affirming of, and welcoming to, transgender students. It is also designed to help students navigate campus challenges and advocate for better policies.

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  • Take the Power

    In an uneven and changing legal landscape, LGBT people and those living with HIV shouldn’t be without certain critical legal protections.

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  • Getting Down to Basics

    Developed in partnership with the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA), this tool kit gives guidance on an array of issues affecting LGBTQ youth and the adults and organizations who provide them with out-of-home care.

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  • Recommended Practices

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    Recommended Practices to Promote the Safety and Well-Being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Youth and Youth at Risk of or Living With HIV in Child Welfare Settings

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  • Out, Safe & Respected for Educators and Parents

    This booklet is designed to help parents and educators develop safe, nurturing school environments for lesbian, gay, bixexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) students.

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  • Out, Safe & Respected

    This kit is designed to help you know your rights at school and make sure they’re respected, and to give you concrete ideas about how you can make a difference in your school and community. You have the right to be who you are. You have the right to be out, safe and respected at school.

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