FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 18, 2016

TLDEF Observes Martin Luther King, Jr. Day


New York, NY - The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) commemorates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on this day set aside to honor his civil rights legacy in America.

Statement from TLDEF Executive Director Michael Silverman

“Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. dedicated his life to the struggle for social justice and set an example for all who have followed in his footsteps. In the face of great challenges, his lessons continue to guide us as we push forward each day on the path to equality and a better nation. In our quest for freedom and transgender equal rights, we are humbled to walk along Dr. King’s path.”

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