National Center for Transgender Equality

The National Center for Transgender Equality is a national social justice organization devoted to ending discrimination and violence against transgender people through education and advocacy on national issues of importance to transgender people. 

By empowering transgender people and our allies to educate and influence policymakers and others, NCTE facilitates a strong and clear voice for transgender equality in our nation's capital and around the country.

4 protests

January 18, 2018, 10:00 am


Tell HHS: No #RxforDiscrimination!

The Trump administration is preparing to allow health care providers to deny life-saving care in favor of a "prescription for discrimination." The first step is opening a "Conscience and Religious Freedom Division" within the Office of Civil...

November 14, 2017, 11:30 am

Washington, DC

Rally to Stop Jeff Mateer

There’s no place on the federal bench for someone who referred to transgender children as part of “Satan’s plan,” bragged about discriminating against LGBTQ people, and has defended anti-abortion "crisis pregnancy centers." But Trump’s nominee...

October 13, 2017, 1:00 pm

Washington, DC

Rally to Tell Trump: Stop Using Religion to Discriminate

Last Friday, the Trump administration released two new rules that take away women’s access to no-cost birth control coverage, a benefit guaranteed by law, and give employers a license to discriminate against their female employees. On the...

June 9, 2017, 5:15 pm

Washington, DC

Rally for Transgender Equality

Do you care about transgender rights? Join advocates and allies from across the country at the Rally for Trans Equality at Upper Senate Park (next to Russell Senate Office Building). 

Many participants will have just attended...