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James Esseks

James Esseks

James D. Esseks is Director of the ACLU Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender & AIDS Project.

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The GOP War Against the LGBTQ Community Is Not Coming. It's Here.

But it must be said that the Roe draft signals a potential new and terrifying front in the already-raging assault on gay rights.

James Esseks ·


What You Need to Know About Today’s LGBTQ Rights Arguments Before SCOTUS

A bad ruling would strip away protections against discrimination that LGBTQ people have been able to use to protect themselves for two decades.

James Esseks ·


The Trump Administration Is Trying to Erase Trans People, But the Law Clearly Protects Them

The good news here is that this administration doesn’t get the last word on trans people’s rights

James Esseks ·


Think Religiously Motivated Discrimination Can't Affect You? Guess Again.

In the past, courts have largely rejected attempts to use religion to discriminate. But our opponents haven't given up.

James Esseks ·


How Could You Represent Someone Like Milo Yiannopoulos?

How free speech protections fuel civil rights movements

James Esseks ·



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