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Asaf Orr, Esq

National Center for Lesbian Rights
Transgender Youth Project Staff Attorney
Asaf Orr has worked on legal issues affecting transgender youth for nearly a decade. As the Transgender Youth Project Staff Attorney at the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Asaf represents transgender youth and their families by way of cutting-edge litigation. Through engaging with public education and training professionals around the needs of transgender youth, he advocates to safeguard and expand the rights of transgender and gender-expansive youth. He was a lead author of Schools in Transition: A Guide to Supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools, a publication that assists parents, school administrators, and other stakeholders to collaborate and create a school environment that affirms and supports transgender students. The publication was co-authored by a number of groups, including the National Education Association, Gender Spectrum, American Civil Liberties Union, and Human Rights Campaign. His accomplishments have empowered local LGBTQ+ individuals and inspires the nation as a whole.