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.

Lawsuit: Steuben County Jail Violates Rights of Transgender People

Lawsuit: Steuben County Jail Violates Rights of Transgender People

TLDEF, The New York Civil Liberties Union, and the law firm BakerHostetler filed a lawsuit yesterday against Steuben County, the Steuben County Sheriff, and several officials and employees at the Steuben County Jail on behalf of a transgender woman whom jail officials housed in a men’s facility while she was awaiting trial.... more