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  • HIV Criminalization Reform in California: What Does it Mean for Me?

    In 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 239 into law, transforming the legal landscape with respect to HIV criminalization in California. Under the new law, authored by Senator Scott Wiener (DSan Francisco) and Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego), criminal penalties based on a person’s HIV status cannot be imposed unless the person acts with the intent to harm another person. Californians for HIV Criminalization Reform (CHCR) celebrates the passage of this landmark bill and offers the followin

    In 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 239 into law, transforming the legal landscape with respect to HIV criminalization in California. Under the new law, authored by Senator Scott Wiener (DSan Francisco) and Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego), criminal penalties based on a person’s HIV status cannot be imposed unless the person acts with the intent to harm another person.

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  • Impact Magazine Winter 2018

    Impact Magazine Winter 2018

    Impact Magazine is available free to Lambda Legal members. To receive a copy, become a member today.

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  • Impact Magazine Fall 2017

    Impact Magazine Fall 2017

    Impact Magazine is available free to Lambda Legal members. To receive a copy, become a member today.

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  • Impact Magazine Summer 2017

    Impact Magazine Summer 2017

    Impact Magazine is available free to Lambda Legal members. To receive a copy, become a member today.

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  • Safe Havens

    Safe Havens

    New report is the first comprehensive analysis of the explicit law and policy protections for TGNC youth in child welfare, juvenile justice and homeless youth systems

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  • Impact Magazine Winter 2017

    Impact Magazine Winter 2017

    Impact Magazine is available free to Lambda Legal members. To receive a copy, become a member today.

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  • 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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  • Impact Magazine Fall 2016

    This Impact has a new look, a sex and relationships section, a personal perspectives column and, for the first time, an interview with a public figure.

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  • Justice Out of Balance

    How the election of judges and the stunning lack of diversity on state courts threaten LGBT rights.

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  • Crisis Care Toolkit

    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 & Educa

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