ACLU

News about the American Civil Liberties Union as it fights for LGBT issues as part of its broader mission around freedom of speech, and religion, and civil rights. The ACLU has a specific program, the LGBT Project founded in 1986, whose goal is to rid the United States of discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation. The ACLU's main targeted areas are basic rights, parenting, marriage, youth, and transgender discrimination. The nonprofit organization is a powerful ally for protecting and promoting the rights of the LGBT community.

A new dress code satisfies the ACLU's concerns about the prohibition of a "Some People Are Gay" shirt worn by a student. 

August 18 2016 2:58 PM

Laws that stop hacking are also preventing the public from identifying cyber discrimination, the ACLU argues.

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The former ACLU director claims her daughters shared a bathroom with trans women and that experience led to her resignation.

June 02 2016 6:55 PM

That is, unless legislators override Gov. Bill Haslam's veto, which he announced today.

April 14 2016 8:51 PM

Anti-LGBT discrimination is costly, as the MSNBC host discusses with an ACLU representative.

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The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging one Kentucky prison that bans certain LGBT materials beacause they "promote homosexuality." 

March 23 2016 5:04 PM

The American Civil Liberties Union has a hefty to-do list when it comes to LGBT rights.

January 22 2016 6:14 AM
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