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 Sues Tennessee for Denying Transgender-Inclusive Health Coverage to Employees
“The only reason the State of Tennessee refuses to provide these women with coverage for medically necessary health care is because they are transgender.”
The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF), Harvard Law School LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic, and Athlete Ally submitted a comment on the proposed rule changes to Title IX, released on April 6.
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF) and Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF) filed claims with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on behalf of two transgender individuals with disabilities, August Rocha and Christine Muller, alleging discrimination based on disability and transgender status.
The Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF), along with co-counsel Bondurant Mixson & Ellmore LLP, filed a complaint in a lawsuit against the State of Georgia for denying coverage of transgender-related health care in the Georgia State Health Benefit Plan (SHBP), which covers more than half a million Georgians, including employees of state agencies and public school districts, and their family members.
In partnership with TLDEF, eight transgender women athletes filed a friend of the court brief with the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in A.M. v. Indiana challenging Indiana’s transgender sports ban, House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1041.
Updated on May 25, 2023