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Equality Act

The Equality Act of 2015 is a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate that if passed would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include protections that ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex in the areas of employment, housing, public education, federal funding, and credit.

Knowing your child faces legal discrimination is a silent agony for many parents.

May 08 2021 12:39 PM

Dozens of Fortune 500 companies are urging Congress to pass the LGBTQ+ civil rights legislation.

April 28 2021 2:54 PM

The New York Senator talks about the current chances of the LGBTQ+ legislation — and how we can help pass it. 

April 14 2021 12:30 PM

The Equality Act would improve "the lives of millions of LGBTQ people in this country and our families," says Kierra Johnson, executive director of the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund.

March 23 2021 1:30 PM

"Immorality," "sanctity of marriage," "men in women's bathrooms," now "boys competing with girls" — when will Republicans stop exploiting hate against us?

March 19 2021 2:19 PM

Stella Keating testified eloquently in favor of the LGBTQ+ rights bill, while Alphonso David stood up to the South Carolina senator's distortions.

March 17 2021 3:50 PM

Several media outlets failed to include any LGBTQ+ voices, while some quoted transphobic rhetoric without context, a GLAAD analysis finds.

March 04 2021 3:03 PM
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