Keeping trans and gender nonconforming people
and fighting for liberation.
Who we are
Transgender Law Center is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people.
Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, we employ a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation.
Black LGBTQIA+ Migrant Project (BLMP)
Through our organizing and movement-building programs, we assist, inform, and empower thousands of individual community members a year and build towards a long-term, national, trans-led movement for liberation.
In The News
TLC joins a number of civil rights group in opposing the legislation, denouncing it as an affront to existing civil rights protections. Read our joint statement here.Today the "Fairness for All" Act was introduced in the House. This bill is led by...
December 1st is World AIDS Day, and this year, TLC's Positively Trans Program has over a dozen inspiring new videos written and produced by Positively Trans members through our digital storytelling workshops.As Tasha Mack shares in one video, "I realized that my story...
Historic Class Action Lawsuit Filed On Behalf of Trans Women In Custody of Colorado Department of Corrections
Transgender Law Center (TLC) and King & Greisen, LLP filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of all transgender women who are or will be in the custody of the Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC). The lawsuit claims that the CDOC has discriminated against transgender women solely on the basis of their gender identity and that these women have been subjected to unsafe situations, including severe sexual harassment, physical violence, and rape.