Last updated on: 10/1/2013 | Author: ProCon.org

National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) Biography

Position:
Pro to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

Editor’s Note: NCLR often collaborates with the ACLU on matters related to gay and lesbian rights.

July 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Other
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“NCLR is a non-profit, public interest law firm which litigates precedent-setting cases at the trial and appellate court levels; advocates for equitable public policies affecting the LGBT community; provides free legal assistance to LGBT people and their legal advocates; and conducts community education on LGBT legal issues.”

“About NCLR,” NCLR website (accessed Oct. 26, 2007)

Mission:

“The National Center for Lesbian Rights is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, public policy advocacy, and public education.”

“About NCLR,” NCLR website (accessed Oct. 26, 2007)

Other:
501(c)(3) non-profit organization
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  1. Should Schools Have Gay-Straight Alliances and Anti-Discrimination Programs Addressing Sexual Orientation?