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.


Rick and Ashton Colby of Ohio Share Their Story

By Communications Team • April 20, 2022, 9:00 am Ashton Colby shares the story of coming out to his father Rick as a transgender man.

Business Statement on Anti-LGBTQ State Legislation

By Communications Team • April 19, 2022, 4:00 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.

200+ Major U.S. Companies Oppose Anti-LGBTQ+ State Legislation

By Lola Olateju • March 31, 2022, 9:42 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.

James Brown Shares His Story on Living with HIV, Discrimination and an Urgent Call for LGBTQ Protections

By Communications Team • March 25, 2022, 9:20 am The lack of understanding around HIV paired with the fact that our country does not have an explicit federal law prohibiting anti-LGBTQ discrimination makes it challenging for those of us with the virus to live our lives freely.

Senate Majority Leader Schumer: We Will Pass the Equality Act

By Shane Stahl • February 8, 2022, 3:14 pm On January 28, Freedom for All Americans joined our partners at New Pride Agenda and The NYC LGBT Center to host an event featuring remarks from Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY).

Florida Chamber Leaders Call on Congress to Pass Federal Protections

By Lola Olateju • October 28, 2021, 10:19 am As the leaders of chambers of commerce and economic development corporations in Florida, we know that innovation and inclusion aren’t optional – they help businesses thrive and keep our state competitive for economic investment.

HIV+ Transgender New Yorker Speaks Out on the Need for the Equality Act

By Communications Team • October 12, 2021, 2:09 pm "Our leaders in Congress can lead by example. They should act now to pass federal legislation to protect all LGBTQ Americans, in all areas of life — including employment, housing, and public spaces." 

#BiWeek 2021 | Celebrate Bisexuality Day

By Angela Dallara • September 21, 2021, 10:50 am A message from our VP of External Communications, Angela Dallara, about the importance of bisexual visibility in the fight for LGBTQ freedom.

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.

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.
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