On January 8, 2024, the Justice Department filed a statement of interest explaining that gender dysphoria can be a covered disability under the ADA. The statement of interest was filed in Doe v. Georgia Department of Corrections, a private lawsuit by a transgender woman alleging that she is receiving inadequate medical treatment for her gender dysphoria while incarcerated, in violation of Titles II and III of the ADA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Eighth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The Department clarifies that gender dysphoria can be a covered disability under the ADA and is not subject to the ADA’s exclusion of gender identity disorders. To read more, please read our press release. For more information on the ADA, please visit ADA.gov or call the toll-free ADA Information Line at 800-514-0301 (TTY 1-833-610-1264).