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Lambda Legal Condemns New Laws Targeting Transgender Arizonans

“These bills will make life harder for transgender kids across Arizona who should have the opportunity to grow up feeling loved and respected for who they are.”

Lambda Legal Blasts Florida Governor DeSantis After Signing “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

Today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law the controversial Senate Bill 1834, known as the “Don’t Say Gay or Trans” bill.

Lambda Legal Condemns Arizona Legislature’s Discriminatory Trifecta

“[A]pparently not wishing to be left behind, Arizona legislators today pushed through three discriminatory copycat bills… Governor Ducey needs to veto these hateful bills: lives are in the balance”

Lambda Legal Sues Oklahoma Over Its Anti-Trans Birth Certificate Policy

“The state’s denial of my existence is discriminatory and puts me in harm’s way."

Lambda Legal and ACLU Blast Texas AG’s Continued Attack on Families of Transgender Youth

The court’s decision makes clear how harmful and lawless the state’s actions are, and we will fight to ensure the properly issued injunction remains in place.

Texas Court Blocks State from Investigating Families of Transgender Youth

The Travis County District Court issued an injunction today blocking the State of Texas from implementing a new directive that targeted trans youth. The directive ordered the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) to investigate parents who work with medical professionals to provide their adolescent transgender children with medically necessary treatment. The directive could have led to transgender youth being placed in foster care and parents criminally charged with child abuse.

Lambda Legal Condemns Passage of Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

“In response we have a message for LGBTQ+ youth in Florida, to transgender youth in Texas, and to LGBTQ+ people everywhere: You are not alone and we will fight for you.”

Lambda Legal Praises Biden Administration for Taking Swift Action to Protect Trans Youth from Discriminatory, Harmful Attacks

Lambda Legal today praised President Joe Biden and U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra for swiftly responding with a series of actions to shield and protect youth from the onslaught of discriminatory attacks hurled at them by statehouses across the country and by state leaders like Texas Gov.

Texas Court Partially Blocks Gov. Abbott’s Anti-Trans Directive to Investigate Families

"We look forward to continuing the fight for all Texas families.”