Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund is committed to ending discrimination based upon gender identity and expression and to achieving equality for transgender people through public education, test-case litigation, direct legal services, and public policy efforts.

Join TLDEF at the 2016 Freedom Awards Honoring U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch

Please join Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund for our 11th annual Freedom Awards, to be held Monday, October 24, at 6:30 p.m., as we honor the United States Attorney General, Hon. Loretta Lynch. Attorney General Lynch has provided both legal and moral support for the transgender community. Under her leadership, the Department of Justice has brought the first case by the Department on behalf of a transgender employee, TLDEF client Dr. Rachel Tudor, in tandem with TLDEF. The Department has also brought the case against North Carolina's HB2, and provided a strong defense of Title IX protection for trans students in court. ... more