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.

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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.

The Business Case for the Equality Act

By Communications Team • March 1, 2021, 3:38 pm Including LGBTQ people in America’s nondiscrimination protections would deliver real value to large and small businesses and to national, state, and local economies.

Why Conservatives Support Nondiscrimination Protections for LGBTQ Americans

By Communications Team • March 1, 2021, 9:58 am Standing against discrimination is consistent with the conservative values of individual freedom and hard work.

Conservative Coalition Applauds Bipartisan Support for Federal LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Laws

By Lola Olateju • February 26, 2021, 3:26 pm Momentum for LGBTQ equality is at a record-high. More than eight in 10 Americans favor a federal LGBTQ nondiscrimination law, including 68 percent of Republicans.

Teamwork, Leadership, Fairness: Why Transgender Youth Athletes Should Have the Same Opportunities as Their Peers

By Shane Stahl • February 12, 2021, 9:09 am When transgender athletes are excluded from participation on teams that align with their gender identity, the result is often that they are excluded from sports altogether.

Why People of Faith Support Nondiscrimination Protections for LGBTQ Americans

By Communications Team • February 11, 2021, 9:44 am Across the country, people of faith are leading the conversation about protecting LGBTQ people from discrimination. Here's why.

Job Announcement: Administrative Specialist

By Communications Team • February 4, 2021, 11:39 am Freedom For All Americans is seeking a Full Time Administrative Specialist. The Administrative Specialist should be an individual deeply committed to advancing LGBTQ equality and LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections, as well as someone comfortable working independently in a remote work environment.

Job Announcement: Regional Organizing Director (Contract Position)

By Communications Team • February 4, 2021, 11:07 am Freedom For All Americans seeks a Contract Regional Organizing Director (ROD) to lead and organize strategic outreach efforts in order to educate federal lawmakers about the harms caused by the lack of comprehensive federal nondiscrimination laws.

“People need to know that the H in HIV stands for human.” HIV prevention specialist Carter Cantrell on discrimination and other barriers to care.

By Communications Team • January 27, 2021, 10:21 am It’s been nearly 40 years since this country saw the first reported cases of HIV. Unfortunately, we still have work to do to make sure that people living with HIV can get the care we need. 

Conservatives Against Discrimination Applauds President Biden’s Order Rescinding Transgender Military Ban

By Communications Team • January 25, 2021, 1:05 pm President Joe Biden issued an executive order revoking President Donald Trump’s policy banning transgender Americans from serving in the U.S. military. The ban drew widespread condemnation from prominent Republicans, including Senators and members of Congress

Not a Sprint, but a Marathon: What to Expect in the 2021 Legislative Session

By Shane Stahl • January 7, 2021, 10:59 am It's important we hit the ground running in 2021, continuing to advocate for LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections at the federal, state, and local level.

Ten Years After the Repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” We Still Have More to Do

By Shane Stahl • December 17, 2020, 2:07 pm As this important anniversary is commemorated, we need to recommit to making the military truly open and inclusive and allowing transgender people to serve their country openly and honestly.

It’s Time to Pass the Equality Act

By Communications Team • December 7, 2020, 7:00 am The bipartisan Equality Act will update federal law to include express and enduring nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ Americans in key areas of life including employment, housing, education, and public spaces.