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.

New York High Court Allows Retrial on Hate Crime Charge in Killing of Transgender Woman Lateisha Green

New York High Court Allows Retrial on Hate Crime Charge in Killing of Transgender Woman Lateisha Green

Overturns Prior Conviction for Manslaughter As a Hate Crime as Inconsistent

Onondaga County District Attorney Can Resubmit Hate Crime Charge to Grand Jury for Retrial

November 24, 2014 - TLDEF today renewed its call for justice in the case of a slain transgender woman after the New York State Court of Appeals overturned the hate crime conviction of the man accused of killing her... more