Sep 27, 2023
Montana Court Blocks Enforcement of Ban on Gender-Affirming Care for Trans Youth
Missoula, MT – A Montana state district court judge today blocked enforcement of Senate Bill 99, the discriminatory law that threatens the health and well-being of Montana transg...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Sep 19, 2023
ACLU of Maine releases “Know Your Rights: Back to School”
The civil liberties organization is urging Maine students, teachers, and staff to understand their constitutional rights and obligations in the face of increasing attacks
Sep 14, 2023
Families and Medical Providers Urge Montana Court to Block Ban on Gender-Affirming Care
HELENA – Attorneys representing transgender youth, their families, and their medical providers will urge a Montana state court to block enforcement of the state’s recent ban on...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Aug 30, 2023
Sex Workers and Legal Advocates File Federal Trade Commission Complaint Against Mastercard
WASHINGTON – The American Civil Liberties Union, Hacking//Hustling, and a coalition of sex-worker-led, anti-trafficking, and LGBTQ organizations urge the Federal Trade Commission...
Aug 29, 2023
Families and Advocates Urge Appeals Court to Block Tennessee’s Ban on Gender-Affirming Health Care
CINCINNATI – Lawyers representing transgender adolescents, their parents, and a medical provider will urge the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold a lower court’s injuncti...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Court case: L.W. v. Skrmetti
Aug 25, 2023
Texas District Court Grants Injunction to Pause Ban on Transgender Youth Medical Care
AUSTIN, Texas — The 201st Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas granted an injunction this afternoon to pause the state’s unconstitutional medical care ban targeting ...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Court case: Loe v. Texas
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