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Criminal Justice: LGBTQ Issues


movement advancement project logoMovement Advancement Project (MAP) Criminal Justice Resources: MAP provides "independent and rigourous research, insight and communications that help speed equality and opportunity for all." The website includes reports and graphics on how the criminal justice system fails LGBT youth and adults.

D O J Pride logoDOJ Pride DOJ Pride works with Department of Justice leadership to identify and address key issues and areas affecting DOJ’s LGBT employees.



National L G B T slash H I V criminal justice working group logoNational LGBT/HIV Criminal Justice Working Group:  "a network of nearly 50 organizations and individual stakeholders working to reduce the unique harms of the U.S. criminal legal system experienced by LGBTQ+ people, PLHIV or those at risk of acquiring HIV, through research, education, and policy advocacy at the federal level. The website includes resources and reports

Lambda legal logoLambda Legal: a "national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognitio of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people, and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education, and public policy work."  The website includes a history of LGBTQ legal issues, current laws in each state, and a legal help desk to submit questions online.

A C L U ACLU: The ACLU works to defend the indiviudal rights and liberties guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and laws.  The website includes court cases, reports, blogs and press releases on criminal justice reform for LGBT people.


Not in our town logoNot in Our Town: This website includes videos, guides, and training materials to help law enforcement engage with the transgender community.


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