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Secretary DeVos Is Failing to Protect the Civil Rights of LGBTQ Students Report
Betsy DeVos testifies during her confirmation hearing for Secretary of Education, Washington, D.C., January 17, 2017. (Getty/Chip Somodevilla)

Secretary DeVos Is Failing to Protect the Civil Rights of LGBTQ Students

Data from the Department of Education show that civil rights enforcement for LGBTQ students has been drastically scaled back since the start of the Trump administration.

Shabab Ahmed Mirza, Frank J. Bewkes

Welcoming All Families Report

Welcoming All Families

Religious exemptions allowing child placing agencies to discriminate against LGBTQ prospective parents will likely reduce the number of families available to adopt, further overburdening the child welfare system and harming the best interests of children in care.

Frank J. Bewkes, Shabab Ahmed Mirza, Caitlin Rooney, 3 More Laura E. Durso, Joe Kroll, Elly Wong

Serving LGBTQ Immigrants and Building Welcoming Communities Report
Immigrants take the oath of citizenship to the United States in the Great Hall of Ellis Island on September 16, 2016, in New York City.

Serving LGBTQ Immigrants and Building Welcoming Communities

Cities and service providers can take steps to ensure LGBTQ immigrants have access to the resources they need to become full participants in their communities and thrive.

Sharita Gruberg, Caitlin Rooney, Ashe McGovern, 2 More Shabab Ahmed Mirza, Laura E. Durso

What Ending DACA Means for LGBTQ Dreamers Article
A supporter of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals waves a flag during a rally at the White House in September 2017. (AP/Carolyn Kaster)

What Ending DACA Means for LGBTQ Dreamers

DACA has allowed thousands of LGBT immigrants improve their economic security and pursue higher education. They could lose protection under President Trump’s elimination of the program and risk being deported to countries where their lives are at risk.

Sharita Gruberg

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