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Anti-LGBT lawsuits already headed Justice Kavanaugh’s way

Washington Blade • October 17, 2018 LGBT legal experts were hesitant to ascribe the filing of the new litigation with the addition of the new conservative to the high court, but predicted they were the kind of lawsuits they would expect anti-LGBT groups to file in greater capacity in the aftermath of the confirmation.

The unclear future of LGBTQ rights at the Supreme Court

Washington Blade • October 14, 2018 As Brett Kavanaugh settles into his new position on the Court after a fractious confirmation process, many in the LGBTQ community are wondering which, if any, pending cases the Court will choose to hear and, if it does take on any such cases, how it will rule.

Stakes high as Mass. voters consider overturning trans law

Washington Blade • September 21, 2018 This is the first time a law prohibiting gender identity discrimination is being put to a statewide vote. It should be the last time as well. For that to happen, however, LGBTQ people need to do all we can to support the Yes on 3 campaign.

The Meaning of a Trans Rights Victory in a Republican State

The Advocate • July 30, 2018 The New Hampshire win offers lessons for coming legislative battles, writes Kasey Suffredini of Freedom for All Americans.

Transgender Rights Faces Its Biggest Test—In Massachusetts

The Daily Beast • July 30, 2018 Massachusetts may have a lauded history on gay rights, but polls show a tough campaign for trans equality activists as they fight to preserve anti-discrimination protections there.

National LGBT Bar Assn asks lawyers to repudiate anti-LGBT law firms

Los Angeles Blade • July 30, 2018 The National LGBT Bar Association is asking attorneys across the United States to repudiate anti-LGBT legal groups as the Trump-Pence administration takes their predilection toward divisiveness to a new level.

Trump’s Supreme Court nominee could well damage the progress that’s been made on LGBT rights

NBC News • July 10, 2018 The president is expected to nominate a conservative to replace the justice who authored most of the pro-LGBT decisions of the last 20 years.

Fear the federal courts — but don’t give up

Los Angeles Blade • July 4, 2018 Vitally important sexual orientation and gender identity issues are likely to come before the Supreme Court in the years ahead.

Republicans are essential to winning full LGBT freedom

CNN • June 8, 2018 While many Republicans, and more every year, are supportive of the LGBT community, there are holdouts and there are still issues to be resolved.

Mass. is about to be a battleground over transgender rights

The Boston Globe • April 17, 2018 Article from The Boston Globe speaking about Massachusetts being the next battleground atste for transgender rights.

These parents are pushing against a rollback of transgender rights

The Boston Globe • April 13, 2018 A profile of the Domingo family and their transgender son Micah.

Jennifer Williams Is Transgender, Republican, and Not Giving Up

The Daily Beast • April 2, 2018 Jennifer Williams, the first openly transgender delegate to attend a Republican National Convention, relishes changing party hearts and minds on Trump's military ban, and more.

Anti-Trans Ballot Initiatives Have Prop. 8 Implications

INTO • February 20, 2018 Kasey Suffredini is quoted in this article about anti-transgender ballot initiatives.

If States Got LGBT-Friendlier, They Could Earn Billions

The Daily Beast • January 4, 2018 Studies show that states lose millions when they discriminate against LGBT people. They are also losing out on potentially billions of dollars by failing to pass pro-LGBT laws.

US Supreme Court Declines to Hear Georgia Lesbian’s Employment Discrimination Case

Georgia Voice • December 12, 2017 Masen Davis' comments are featured in an article regarding the Supreme Court's refusal to hear the employment discrimination case of Jameka Evans, an out lesbian fired from her job.