Get Equal

Get Equal is non-profit organization and advocacy group that advocates for LGBT social and political equality through confrontational but non-violent direct action. Learn more about the group whose mission is to empower the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community to take bold action to demand full legal and social equality, while holding politicians accountable. While some LGBT groups have criticized Get Equal for their tactics, many advocates support their cause. Keep up to date on this pro-LGBT rights group and more.

The co-directors of GetEQUAL take umbrage with Jeff Merkley's plan to end LGBT discrimination in housing and employment.

June 25 2015 2:00 PM

President Obama has an opportunity to do something bold for LGBT Americans. Will it happen?

January 20 2015 11:59 AM

The Scarbrough family from Florida gets personal about what employment nondiscrimination protections could mean for them.

June 17 2013 4:46 PM

Members of GetEQUAL Texas weigh in on immigration reform.

November 25 2011 1:09 PM

Activists and governments around the world are urging the African country's legislature not to approve a bill that would imprison or execute gay people and their allies.

May 10 2011 7:00 PM

How the activist group GetEqual came to be.

June 01 2010 2:50 AM

The LGBT action group took measures to block the antigay protests of the Phelps family.

May 22 2010 10:10 PM

The six U.S. military veterans arrested after handcuffing themselves to the White House fence in protest of the 'don’t ask, don’t tell' policy will be arraigned at the D.C. Central Cell Block.

April 21 2010 9:45 AM