Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund is committed to ending discrimination based upon gender identity and expression and to achieving equality for transgender people through public education, test-case litigation, direct legal services, and public policy efforts.

Victory! Name Change Granted for Transgender Woman in Virginia

New York, NY- Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) announces a victory in the case of a transgender woman who has been seeking a legal name change for nearly two years. Virginia Circuit Court Judge Dennis L. Hupp approved the name change for Kendra Brill after he previously denied it because of Brill`s past felony conviction for a drunk driving offense.... more