TLDEF Announces Initiative to Eliminate Transgender Health Care Discrimination

Great news from our client Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF)! TLDEF announces the launch of a new initiative designed to combat the systematic and pervasive health insurance discrimination facing transgender people across the nation…  “An overwhelming n
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Client TLDEF Quoted in Jezebel Article

Our client Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) spoke with Jezebel about today’s historic LGBTQ cases before the Supreme Court. The cases cases involve: Aimee Stephens who was fired from her job at a Michigan funeral home because she is transgender (R.G. &
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NPR Publishes Feature Story on Anna Lange’s Federal Health Care Discrimination Lawsuit

NPR reports on our client Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund’s federal health care discrimination lawsuit against Houston County, Georgia. The case stems from the county’s decision to exclude medically-necessary transgender-related health care from its employee healt
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Op-Ed Placement for TLDEF on Banning Trans and Gay “Panic” Defenses

On June 15, CreagerCole placed an op-ed in @am-New York by Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund Board Member Katherine Cooper. The commentary urged New York State lawmakers to pass legislation banning so-called “gay and trans panic” defenses which  “allow v
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Op-Ed Placement on Transgender Rights

On January 16, CreagerCole placed an op-ed in the Advocate Magazine by Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund Executive Director Jillian Weiss. Weiss argued that anti-trans actions by the Trump Administration in the name of conservatism are an affront to freedom.  “Denyi
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High Impact Media Placements for TLDEF’s Discrimination Lawsuit Against Walmart

On December 27, CreagerCole spotlighted Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund’s federal lawsuit againt Walmart on behalf of a trans woman who faced workplace discrimination at a Sam’s Club store in Kannapolis, North Carolina. Sam’s Club is a membership-only retail wareh
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Op-Ed Placement in New York Daily News on Trans Military Ban

Following President Trump’s declaration that he would ban transgender military service, CreagerCole placed an op-ed in the New York Daily News for our client, Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund.  The commentary is written by TLDEF Board Co-Chair Alaina Kupec, a veter
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CreagerCole Secures Extensive Press Coverage for Transgender Legal’s Discrimination Case Against Amazon

CreagerCole orchestrated an exclusive story in the Associated Press for our client, Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund and its federal lawsuit against Amazon for workplace discrimination. The lawsuit is on behalf of a married couple who faced cruel and persistent discrimin
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Spotlighting Trans Legal’s 12th Annual Freedom Awards

On June 8, Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund gathered at Manhattan Penthouse with hundreds of community members for the 12th Annual Freedom Awards Benefit which raised vital funds for its programs. Hosted by trans trailblazer Janet Mock, TLDEF honored Governor Andrew Cuom
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2017 Night of a Thousand Gowns Honors Dustin Lance Black; Benefits TLDEF

On Saturday, March 11, the Imperial Court of New York hosted its 31st Annual Night of a Thousand Gowns. This year the organization chose our client Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) as its beneficiary. The gala featured a casino, a galleria of shops and a silent a
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