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 Fights for Wrongfully Fired Professor at Fifth Circuit

February 22, 2017 Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund has asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to reconsider its dismissal of TLDEF's appeal on behalf of an English Professor who was fired from from her teaching position on the basis of her sex. Dr. Rachel Tudor was denied tenure and terminated from Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, Oklahoma in 2011 after she began living openly as a woman. ... more