National Center for Transgender Equality

Victory: Social Security Administration changes requirements for transgender people

The United States Social Security Administration (SSA) has announced a change to its policy that will allow transgender people to change the gender marker on their Social Security records without having undergone sex-reassignment surgery.

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White House Observes Transgender Day of Remembrance

The White House has joined the coalition of organizations and individuals who are observing Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), to remember those that have been lost due to anti-transgender violence.

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Are Your Voting Rights in Jeopardy?

New voter ID laws could prevent more than 25,000 transgender citizens from voting, according to the Williams Institute at UCLA. The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) has released “Voting While Trans” resources in order to educate trans voters on what they can do to successfully cast their ballots, particularly during what advocate Laverne Cox says is “a critical election season.”

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April 10, 2012

NCTE Recognizes Miss Universe Organization for Commitment to Trans Inclusion

NCTE recognizes GLAAD and other groups for quickly engaging senior levels of the organization including its owner, Donald Trump, to update the policy.
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World AIDS Day: A Look At The Transgender Community

On World AIDS Day, many individuals and organizations are taking time to reflect on the devastating effects this epidemic has had on people across the globe, particularly within the LGBT community. However, less often highlighted are the specific ways that HIV/AIDS has impacted transgender people.

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April 20, 2011

"Injustice At Every Turn": IN THE LIFE Reports on the National Transgender Discrimination Survey

IN THE LIFE has produced a special report highlighting the findings of the first National Transgender Discrimination Sur
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