Without the Equality Act, we can — and will — be denied apartments, services, and opportunities.
My Sistah's House is helping to ease the housing crisis in the trans community, one home at a time. But that's only the beginning of a much larger dream.
The groups are calling on the public to raise objections to a plan to let shelters discriminate against trans clients.
Under a proposed rule announced by Ben Carson, federally funded shelters could turn away trans people or force them into unsafe situations.
Witnesses testified about the problem before a congressional committee — and noted that housing homeless trans women with other women is no big deal.
The Fair and Equal Housing Act of 2019 would protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Housing discrimination is something nearly all LGBTQ people have experienced or feared. It's also legal in about half the country.