Today the ACLU of Nebraska launched a first of its kind website, transNebraska.org, to empower transgender and gender nonconforming Nebraskans to know and understand their rights.
By Rose Godinez, ACLU of NE Legal and Policy Counsel
Join us for our Annual Meeting & Activist Training Saturday, June 22 from 9 a.m. to noon, to develop your skills as an activist and celebrate our annual award recipients.
Location: Center for People in Need, 3901 N. 27th in Lincoln.
Solitary confinement is almost taboo to talk about. No one wants to think about what happens in the secluded areas of our prison system. But various studies have confirmed what some of us already knew: keeping people in solitary is an urgent mental health and public safety issue.
Our findings make it clear that Nebraska schools employing school police must implement training and program requirements in LB390 to protect both students' civil rights and parents' rights. We thank Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks for introducing and prioritizing this critical legislation.
What many fail to understand is that being gay is part of who I am; being gay is not all that I am. I do not want special treatment, but I do want to be treated fairly. I want to compete without the deck being stacked against me, and I do not want to leave my home state to have that opportunity.
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