Announcing our new Executive Director, Shelby Chestnut!

"tlc" written in red, lowercase font. Around this is a circle comprised of individual lines resembling a sun's rays. The rays are a color gradient, fading from red to orange to yellow as they make their way around the circle.
Shelby, a white nonbinary person with chin length gray hair and glasses, smiles at the camera. Their arms are behind their back, and they look confident.


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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.


By maintaining a robust collection of resources and publications, TLC does our best to guide you through some of the more common legal challenges and questions transgender people encounter.


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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.

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