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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.

National Transgender Group Endorses Joe Biden for President

"Joe Biden is the advocate and president we need at this consequential moment," says Mara Keisling of the NCTE Action Fund.

How The Trans 'Bathroom Predator' Myth Hurts Real People

One in four transgender people have been assaulted or harassed in a bathroom in the past year, according to striking new data from the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey.

In Wake of Rentboy Arrests, Decriminalize Sex Work?

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

Immigration, Trans Advocates Call for Trans-Inclusive Reform

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.

Immigration to Limit Use of Solitary Confinement

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.