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Transgender Law Center

The Transgender Law Center (TLC) is the largest trans-led organization in the United States advocating for trans rights and the self-determination of all people. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, TLC employs a variety of community-driven strategies to support trans and gender-nonconforming people in all facets of their lives. It has won precedent-setting legal victories in areas including employment, prison conditions, education, immigration, and health care. In addition, the group’s organizing and movement-building programs have assisted, informed, and empowered trans individuals and communities throughout the country, which has further contributed to the rights and agency of trans people.

Early Years

TLC was cofounded by Chris Daley and Dylan Vade in 2002 as a California-focused, fiscally sponsored project of the National Center for Lesbian ...

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