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.

New York High Court to Hear Appeal Today in Case of Slain Transgender Woman Lateisha Green

New York High Court to Hear Appeal Today in Case of Slain Transgender Woman Lateisha Green

TLDEF Urges Court of Appeals to Restore Hate Crime Conviction in 2008 Killing

October 15, 2014 - TLDEF renews its call for justice in the case of a slain transgender woman as New York’s highest court is set to hear an appeal of the overturned conviction of the man who took her life. Oral arguments are scheduled for 2 PM in Albany today in “The People v. Dwight R. DeLee.” DeLee was convicted of manslaughter in the first degree... more