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  • Identity Documents

    Carrying identification that reflects your genuine, real-world self is basic— whether you’re transgender or not. Th at’s what ID’s are for. So imagine if every time you tried to travel, open a bank account or start a new job, someone harassed you about your ID. Is it fake? Are you pretending to be someone you’re not?

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  • Trans Aging: We're Still Here!

    It’s not easy getting older, but transgender and gender-nonconforming (TGNC) people have especially good reasons to know their legal rights as they enter their Golden Years. The discrimination and violations of physical privacy that plague most TGNC people when they are younger become more and more likely, especially with increased reliance on the health care system

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  • Survival Tips for Trans Youth

    Transgender and gender-nonconforming (TGNC) youth face serious legal obstacles, and many endure discrimination and violence on a daily basis, whether in school, health care or the criminal justice system.

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  • Transgender Parents

    Thousands of children around the United States have parents who are transgender, an umbrella term used to describe people whose gender identity—one’s inner sense of being male or female—differs from the sex assigned or presumed at birth.

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  • Workplace Rights & Wrongs

    Getting and keeping a regular job is out of reach for many transgender and gender-nonconforming (TGNC) people, and sometimes steady employment is no better: Whether accused of using the “wrong” bathroom, harassed for not matching one gender stereotype or another, or being the only one in the offi ce turned down for medically necessarily health care, TGNC employees often endure humiliating treatment and unfair policies every day of the week.

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  • Transgender Rights Toolkit

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    Toolkit Inserts Equal Access to Public Restrooms Transition-Related Health Care Survival Tips for Trans Youth

  • Equal Access to Public Restrooms

    When you gotta go, you gotta go. Whether at work, in a restaurant or passing through a train station, pretty much everyone needs to stop into a restroom at some point while away from the comforts of home. But this simple routine is anything but that for many transgender and gender-nonconforming (TGNC) people.

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  • Transition-Related Health Care

    The kinds of health care associated with gender transition have too often been misunderstood as cosmetic, experimental or simply unnecessary. Yet there is medical consensus that hormone therapy and sex reassignment surgery (SRS) are medically necessary for many transgender people. It’s quite clear now that a person’s gender identity—one’s inner sense of being male or female—is deep-seated and cannot be changed, and therefore that this transition-related health care can be crucial.

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  • Gear Up! A Fair Courts Toolkit for Everyday Advocates

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    Request your free Gear Up! a Fair Courts Toolkit for Everyday Advocates. Lambda Legal has developed this toolkit so advocates like you can get informed, and to provide a simple training to your community. The toolkit's basic message is that in order to protect our fair court system, everyone must be involved.

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  • Moving the Margins

    Curriculum for child welfare services with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth in out-of-home care.

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