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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.

The fallacy of “religious freedom” as a thinly veiled means to codify anti-LGBTQ+ bigotry demonstrates the need for the Equality Act and lawmakers who'll stand up for it.

October 27 2020 3:41 PM

The Equality Act will make bias in housing, banking, and public accommodations illegal, but we can't pass it without bipartisan support.

September 13 2020 10:15 PM

The ad, premiering during the Republican convention, shows a gay man informing his mother about Donald Trump's opposition to the Equality Act.

August 24 2020 9:00 AM

Michigan's senior U.S. senator recently met with LGBTQ+ leaders who asked her to advocate for the Equality Act.

August 18 2020 7:01 PM

Without the Equality Act, we can — and will — be denied apartments, services, and opportunities.

August 03 2020 11:36 AM

Title VII is a huge victory for LGBTQ+ employees and shouldn't be undermined, but the Equality Act is the big kahuna. 

June 15 2020 3:50 PM

A new PRRI survey notes broad support for nondiscrimination protections across parties, states, religions, and age groups. 

April 14 2020 6:00 AM