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 Mourns Tremendous Loss of Life in Orlando Nightclub Shooting

TLDEF Mourns Tremendous Loss of Life in Orlando Nightclub Shooting

June 12, 2016 - TLDEF voices deep sorrow over the horrific attack at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. We mourn the tremendous loss of life and send our deepest condolences to all those who have lost loved ones in this tragedy.

It is particularly painful that this incident has happened at an LGBT nightclub during Pride Month, a time to celebrate the unique contributions of the LGBT community.

As investigations proceed, we stand in solidarity with our fellow advocates in condemning this heinous act of violence against our community.... more