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LGBTQ+ laws are human rights for anyone who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, nonbinary, or other gender expressions.

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Is My LGBTQ+ Concern Civil or Criminal?

LGBTQ+ civil cases and LGBTQ+ criminal cases take place in two different courts. Civil cases are typically between private individuals or organizations. Criminal cases are prosecuted by state officials. Learn the key differences if you aren’t sure where to start with your legal concern.

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