BGL celebrates LGBTQ+ Delight Month and stays devoted to the struggle for true equality, inclusion, and justice. – Vitality Save

This June, Brown, Goldstein & Levy proudly celebrates LGBTQ+ Delight Month.  We commemorate those who courageously resisted police harassment and persecution via the Stonewall Rebellion and honor generations of LGBTQ+ individuals who have continued the fight for equality, inclusion, and justice for LGBTQ+ people.

Though the regulation has advanced in some ways, prejudices stayand new legal guidelines focusing on transgender youth are sadly on the rise. When lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, transgender, and different people expertise discrimination, BGL attorneys draw on many years of expertise in civil rights circumstances to supply advocacy and safety. We signify LGBTQ+ purchasers in all areas of the regulation. We’ve pursued circumstances on behalf of scholars whose colleges censor LGBTQ+ content material and on behalf of staff whose employers refuse to increase medical health insurance protection to their same-sex spouses. We’re additionally proud to companion with different organizations to advocate for LGBTQ+ equality within the regulation and to form coverage.

We’re proud of our work with FreeState Justice to supply professional bono illustration to trans women and men looking for identify and authorized gender marker adjustments, asylum safety, and authorized illustration in circumstances involving employment and well being care discrimination.

BGL continues to actively advocate on behalf of LGBTQ purchasers. In April 2023, we filed Chelsea Gilliam, et al., v. Maryland Division of Public Security and Correctional Companies, et al., a case by which we signify transgender ladies who are or have been incarcerated in males’s correctional amenities, the place they’ve skilled sexual assault, denial of hormone therapy, and ongoing harassment. In December 2023,we had been proud to acquire a non permanent restraining order (TRO) for one at the moment incarcerated consumer, Chloe Gray, requiring, amongst different issues, that jail officers video file every administration of hormone therapy to make sure well timed and constant provision of obligatory medical care. We additionally just lately obtained a federal district courtroom victory on behalf of a married homosexual worker who challenged Catholic Reduction Companies’ withdrawal of medical health insurance advantages for his husband.

BGL was chosen because the nation’s “Civil Rights Regulation Agency of the 12 months” by The Nationwide Regulation Journal and Elite Legal professionals.  Our attorneys are constantly acknowledged as the very best of the very best by the business’s main organizations, together with Chambers USALawdragonFinest Legal professionals and Tremendous Legal professionalsFinest Legal professionals awarded BGL’s Civil Rights observe with its highest rating and cited BGL companion Eve Hill as its Civil Rights “Lawyer of the 12 months.”

Brown, Goldstein & Levy is proud to proceed our work advancing the rights and full equality of the LGBTQ+ group.

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