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.

TLDEF and Lambda Legal Sue North Carolina for Denying Trans-inclusive Health Care Coverage

TLDEF and Lambda Legal Sue North Carolina for Denying Trans-inclusive Health Care Coverage

TLDEF and Lambda Legal filed a federal lawsuit against North Carolina officials for discrimination in state employee health care. The North Carolina State Health Plan (NCSHP), the state employee health plan, categorically excludes coverage for gender-confirming health care. ... more