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 Joins Nationwide Coalition Opposing Repeal of Transgender Health Protections Guaranteed Under the Affordable Care Act

TLDEF Joins Nationwide Coalition Opposing Repeal of Transgender Health Protections Guaranteed Under the Affordable Care Act

TLDEF today joins dozens of LGBTQ and allied organizations in demanding that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) permanently halt implementation of a proposed new rule that would invite insurance companies, hospitals, doctors, nurses, and other providers to illegally deny patients care because of who they are, despite protections mandated by the Affordable Care Act. ... more