Everyone in America deserves equal treatment under the law regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity and expression including the right to marry the partner of your choice. The ACLU works for equal rights and legal protections against discrimination and harassment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.


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Friday, June 21, 2024
Joint statement on preliminary injunction ruling in Legal Counsel for Youth and Children, et. al. v. State of Washington
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Thursday, May 23, 2024
ACLU of Washington, Legal Voice, and QLaw, sue the State of Washington to prevent I-2081 from going into effect
Wednesday, May 1, 2024
We are facing real threats to our communities, our freedoms, and our democracy. In this climate, positive change can seem like a fairy tale. It can be when you work alone. But we can make lasting progress when we rely on each other.
Friday, April 19, 2024
A helpful guide answering many common questions about practical legal issues for transgender individuals to understand their legal rights in Washington State.
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Friday, February 2, 2024
ACLU-WA Sends Letter Urging Disengagement with Joint Enforcement Task Force and Protection of Privacy
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
While it will take some time to determine exactly how this decision will impact Washington State, we offer some preliminary guidance in this FAQ.
Wednesday, June 21, 2023
Flight Attendant Justin Wetherell celebrates Alaska Airlines entered a groundbreaking consent decree requiring the adoption of a gender-inclusive uniform policy
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Thursday, April 27, 2023
Gov. Jay Inslee signed a package of bills into law, passed by the Washington state Legislature, that take significant and meaningful steps toward defending and expanding access to abortion and gender-affirming health care.