Lambda Legal Expands Transgender Rights Project, Launches Mobile Phone Resource

Published: July 11, 2013

"As transgender legal work evolves, Lambda Legal is grateful to have Dru Levasseur at the helm of the Transgender Rights Project as we expand our role in the fight for equality for all transgender and gender nonconforming people."
 
(New York, July 15, 2013) — Today, Lambda Legal announced the expansion of its transgender rights advocacy, officially designating the organization’s body of work as Lambda Legal’s Transgender Rights Project, naming attorney Dru Levasseur project director, and launching a first-of-its-kind online and mobile hub called "Know Your Rights: Transgender."
 
"For years, Lambda Legal has worked to expand and defend protections for transgender people under federal, state and local laws and other policies.  Growing the Transgender Rights Project will increase our ability to advocate on behalf of transgender people in every aspect of their daily lives," said Hayley Gorenberg, Deputy Legal Director at Lambda Legal. "As legal work on behalf of transgender people evolves, Lambda Legal is grateful to have Dru Levasseur at the helm of the Transgender Rights Project as we expand our role in the fight for equality for all transgender and gender nonconforming people.  Dru brings a wealth of knowledge, years of experience, and great passion to his role as director of the Transgender Rights Project."

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