News & Updates

With so much momentum for LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination protections across the country — as well as many attacks from opponents working to push through anti-LGBTQ proposals — Freedom for All Americans is here to keep you as informed as possible, with daily blog content providing insight into the latest in this national campaign and the ever-changing landscape of LGBTQ nondiscrimination.

For press inquiries, contact our VP of External Communications, Angela Dallara, or our VP of Campaign Communications, Leslie Fulbright, at press [at] freedomforallamericans.org.


For Hispanic Heritage Month, A Spotlight on Disproportionate Experience with Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination

By Megan Clayton • September 15, 2021, 1:36 pm Today marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to honor the contributions of Hispanic and Latinx Americans and celebrate the cultural heritage this country owes to them.

Business Statement on Anti-LGBTQ State Legislation

By Communications Team • August 28, 2021, 9:00 am The companies joining this statement do business, create jobs, and serve customers throughout the United States. Our businesses strongly embrace diversity and inclusion because we want everyone who works for us or does business with us to feel included and welcomed as their true, authentic selves.

Coalition of Alaska Service Organizations Calls on Congress to Pass Federal LGBTQ Protections

By Communications Team • August 26, 2021, 10:13 am More than 40 organizations throughout Alaska, ranging from AFL-CIO to Christians for Equality to Native Movement to Facing Foster Care released a letter today urging Congress to pass a federal law to protect LGBTQ Alaskans.

Hoosier Business Leaders Urge Congress to Pass the Equality Act

By Communications Team • July 22, 2021, 9:52 am More than 100 Indiana businesses released a letter today urging Congress to pass the Equality Act—federal legislation that would modernize and improve the nation’s civil rights laws by including explicit, permanent protections for LGBTQ people. The coalition includes small businesses and large companies across Indiana.

More Than 20 Major Businesses Across Florida Calling on Congress to Support Urgent Passage of the Equality Act

By Communications Team • July 22, 2021, 8:56 am World Champion Buccaneers and Stanley Cup Champions Lightning join AirBnB, Citrix, Lyft, and Deutsche Bank in Calling for LGBTQ Protections

Women Leaders Across America Urge Senators to Support the Equality Act

By Angela Dallara • July 16, 2021, 11:05 am Nearly 60 leading organizations advancing gender equality for women and girls endorse the Equality Act to update federal nondiscrimination protections for women, LGBTQ people, people of color, and people of all faiths

The 2021 Legislative Session: Takeaways and What’s Next

By Shane Stahl • July 11, 2021, 8:46 am Here we break down the numbers from this year's state legislative sessions, and explain how we continue to fight for all LGBTQ people to be protected from discrimination.

Pride Month: A Time to Keep Moving Forward by Kasey Suffredini

By Kasey Suffredini • June 3, 2021, 2:30 pm Freedom for All Americans CEO Kasey Suffredini on Pride Month, the 2021 legislative session, and how we keep pushing Congress to pass the Equality Act.

Growing Number of Conservatives Support Federal LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Protections

By Communications Team • May 27, 2021, 9:46 am Nancy Brinker, Ana Navarro-Cárdenas, Cynthia Coffman, and Yvonne Dean Bailey join Conservatives Against Discrimination Leadership Council. The Council now includes 16 current and former elected officials and conservative thought leaders pushing for nondiscrimination protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

8 Things to Know about How State Bills Become Law

By Communications Team • May 24, 2021, 5:36 pm One hurdle in taking action is understanding the complicated process by which a state bill becomes law. We’ve made it really simple, and broken down the 8 most important things to know about how state bills become law.

“This is What America is About”: The Importance of Passing the Equality Act

By Shane Stahl • April 23, 2021, 10:08 am Check out some highlights from our town hall with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, including his support for the Equality Act.

Freedom for All Americans Speaks Out Against AAPI Violence

By Shane Stahl • March 24, 2021, 1:39 pm As an organization dedicated to securing equal treatment for all LGBTQ Americans, we stand in solidarity with our AAPI LGBTQ community members—and all AAPI Americans.

Conservatives Respond to Equality Act Senate Hearing

By Communications Team • March 17, 2021, 2:23 pm Opponents of LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections are spreading misinformation. Thankfully, numerous Republican and conservative voices are stepping up to set the record straight. Carlos Curbelo, former U.S. Congressman: "Safeguarding religious freedom is not at odds with protecting gay and transgender people from discrimination in their daily lives..."

Mythbuster: Debunking Anti-Transgender Messages

By Shane Stahl • March 14, 2021, 1:15 pm Transgender people are our friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers, deserving of dignity and respect. When it comes to protecting transgender people from discrimination, the truth is more boring than fiction. Here are some common (and incorrect) anti-transgender messages—and just how untrue they are.

Truth Alert: American Academy of Pediatrics v. American College of Pediatrics

By Shane Stahl • March 2, 2021, 11:01 am Learn the difference between two similarly named organizations — and which one is offering legitimate, vetted medical information about LGBTQ youth.
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