Maya Rupert is a federal policy director at the National Center for Lesbian Rights. Prior to joining NCLR, she was an associate with Sidley Austin LLP’s Los Angeles office but eagerly sought after the chance to work with NCLR when the position came her way in 2010.
“My work for the LGBT community came from my sister and wanting to do something that would be meaningful and impact a number of lives, hers included,” Rupert tells Hello Beautiful.
Four years later, Rupert is proud of the work she has been doing to reduce housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and sexual identity, closing the gap in health disparities and working toward equal opportunity access to basic human rights for LGBT people.
“The question that NCLR always asks is who’s being left out of the conversation, so this is an organization that’s specifically being active about being proactive for…
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