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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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Impact Magazine Summer 2016

    “How we will honor their memory,” a message about the Orlando tragedy from Lambda Legal new CEO Rachel B. Tiven. Plus: Fighting North Carolina's politics of fear; Lambda Legal's new book about the marriage movement; Colorado housing discrimination; Pennsylvania schools case.

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  • Love Unites Us: Winning the Freedom to Marry in America

    Love Unites Us

    Victory may sometimes look like a sudden revolution when, in truth, it rests on years of struggle. The June 2015 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges is a sweeping victory for the freedom to marry, but it was one step in a long process. Love Unites Us is the history of activists’ passion and persistence in the struggle for marriage rights for same-sex couples in the United States, told in the words of those who waged the battle.

  • Creating Equal Access to Quality Health Care for Transgender Patients: Transgender-Affirming Hospital Policies

  • Impact Magazine Winter 2016

    This issue of Impact magazine illustrates the breadth of our work—representing an intersex person seeking an accurate passport; defending a gay man assaulted when visiting his partner in prison; strengthening federal antidiscrimination protections; supporting affirmative action; fighting for equal treatment of

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