The latest news about the National Center for Transgender Equality, or NCTE, a national social justice organization devoted to advancing the rights of transgender people. Learn about NCTE and individuals—activists, politicians, and allies—who have helped us make strides toward equality. We also cover the campaigns of groups opposed to marriage equality and explore how gay marriage is covered in mainstream media. We stay on top of developments so that you can stay informed about this issue.

A statement by LGBT groups calling for such decriminalization was retweeted this afternoon.

11:13 PM

A new study from the National Center for Transgender Equality highlights the imperative for immigration reform to consider the struggles faced by undocumented transgender people.

October 04 2013 5:18 PM

The new directive from Immigration and Customs Enforcement prescribes that solitary confinement be used only as a last resort and requires special reporting when LGBT prisoners are placed in such segregation.

September 09 2013 4:29 PM