TLDEF in the News


In The NewsTLDEF’s work continues to capture the attention of high-level media outlets interested in shining a light on the unique challenges transgender people face. TLDEF’s advocacy has recently been featured in several prominent places.

The Los Angeles Times broke the story of our victory in West Virginia on behalf of transgender women seeking to obtain driver’s licenses that reflect who they are. HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver spoke about the obstacles encountered by TLDEF clients Trudy Kitzmiller and Kristen Skinner when they tried to obtain accurate driver’s licenses in West Virginia, as part of a spot-on segment detailing the immense discrimination facing transgender Americans. And MSNBC’s Jose Diaz-Balart highlighted TLDEF’s reaction to Caitlyn Jenner’s revelation of her true identity on the cover of Vanity Fair.

This coverage and more reached millions of people and helped educate the American public about the importance of transgender rights. For a full listing of our media coverage, click here.