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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.

Recent Articles

TLDEF Sues State of Georgia for Denying Trans-Inclusive Health Care Coverage to Employees and Dependents

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.


Transgender Athletes File Brief with 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Lawsuit Challenging Indiana's Trans Sports Ban

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.


85 Organizations Launch Nationwide Campaign to Protect Trans Health By Supporting Biden Healthcare Regulation

Eight-five national, state, and local organizations, led by National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), Transgender Law Center (TLC), and Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF), announced the next phase of the Protect Trans Health campaign.


Updated on Mar 24, 2023