Transgender Law Center

A pilot from California says she was forced to undergo an extra psychological evaluation because she is transgender. 

November 23 2015 8:41 PM

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

August 25 2015 11:13 PM

The black trans woman tells The Advocate about facing transphobia daily, her battle ahead, and the unusual part a county jail played in working toward justice.

July 23 2015 4:30 AM

After spending two weeks in a segregated medical cell in Iowa, the Illinois trans woman was released from Polk County Jail today.

July 22 2015 8:41 PM Updated

Nicoll Hernández-Polanco's experiences of sexual assault and solitary confinement are a prime example of how the immigration system mistreats trans women, say advocates.

May 04 2015 7:22 PM

Tamara Lusardi, a trans woman called 'it' by Army supervisors and banned from the women's room, has seen justice served.

April 09 2015 1:54 PM

Activists are rejoicing that the transgender asylum-seeker from Mexico, who was reportedly raped and placed in solitary confinement this past year, will be freed — but say there are many more who need help.

January 22 2015 1:25 PM

Nicoll Hernández-Polanco says she's faced transphobia and verbal, physical, and sexual abuse from immigration staff and other detainees in her all-male facility, despite posing no 'security threat.'

January 14 2015 3:32 PM

Tamara Lusardi, a trans Department of the Army employee, has found justice after years of misgendering and being barred from using the women's restroom.

October 23 2014 5:27 PM

The trans immigration detainee reported being sexually assaulted by her roommate, and now activist groups say her move to solitary confinement is a form of punishment for speaking out.

August 11 2014 8:15 PM