You have the right to be yourself! Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth shouldn’t have to fear going to school, using a public restroom, or standing up for their rights with government officials or police. Young people should have the freedom to be open (or not) about their identity and beliefs in schools, at college, in government facilities, and in public. The ACLU LGBT Project helps protect young people's right to express themselves, start gay-straight alliance clubs, have their gender identity respected, and be taught in a safe environment.
Fill out our confidential online form
Or call (212) 549-2673. For non-LGBT issues, please contact your local ACLU affiliate.
If you've been discriminated against based on sexual orientation, gender identity, or HIV status, the ACLU wants to hear about it.
- LGBT Parenting
- LGBT Relationships
- LGBT Youth
- LGBT Nondiscrimination Protections
- Transgender Rights
- Criminal Justice Reform for LGBT People
- OtherMarch 9, 2016
- OtherJune 14, 2013
- ReportApril 1, 2013
- ReportAugust 3, 2015
- OtherMarch 8, 2016
- OtherOctober 3, 2012
- CaseOctober 28, 2016
Privacy Matters v. U.S. Department of Education - Defendant Independent School District's Response to Motion to InterveneLegal DocumentOctober 19, 2016
Privacy Matters v. U.S. Department of Education - Federal Defendant's Response to The Motion to InterveneLegal DocumentOctober 19, 2016
- CaseOctober 18, 2016
- Legal DocumentOctober 18, 2016
Privacy Matters v. U.S. Department of Education - Defendant Independent School District Response in Opposition to Motion for Preliminary InjunctionLegal DocumentOctober 12, 2016